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Posted 6th February 2008 at 01:29 by Quebeker
Updated 6th February 2008 at 04:37 by Quebeker

I was thinking about the mistakes I made in my life.

I drank too much.
I did some drugs.
To the point of being homeless for a while.
I lied to family members, employers and friends.
I have been a jerk to some people.
I dumped a woman or two that I loved.
I wasted my money on crap when I should have saved it for a rainy day.
I killed (accidentally) a cat.
Blamed other people for some of my screw-ups.
I didn't always do the job the best that I could do.
I stole a few things.

But...
I learned from my mistakes, paid the price for them and do believe it made me a better person.
I now live the way my parents hoped I would become when they raised me:
Honest with myself and others, hard working and a responsible man.
I did confess my sins, to God and to the people I did wrong when possible and did my best to make things right.

I did feel bad for the wrongs I did.
I am not proud of my mistakes, but I do not regret anything.

Why?
Because that was the path that led me to my wife. And with her, a few years later, came Eva-Mae.



Every stumble before them only took me closer to them.



If I would have done anything different, I would not have met Melinda.



And without meeting her, my daughter would not be the Eva-Mae I know and love today.



They say that everything happens for a reason, and that reason is that little girl.
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    Skinner's Avatar
    Good on you Quebecker!!!!!!!!!

    As far as I see it, that is a major problem in the world today. NO ONE wants to stand up and take reponsibility for their OWN actions/stupidity. They just want to blame/sue everbody else.

    Skinner.
    Posted 6th February 2008 at 14:40 by Skinner Skinner is offline
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    sportytrace's Avatar
    Great attitude. You should consider sharing that post with Eva-Mae some time in her future. My Dad did something similar for me a few years back at a time when it made a world of difference to know how much I was loved and always had been and how important I was in his life.
    Posted 6th February 2008 at 23:32 by sportytrace sportytrace is offline
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    grego's Avatar
    Dude, I swear I was reading about myself. Glad to see another soul made it. Success isn't about account balances,houses, and such.We truly are "rich" men!
    Posted 11th February 2008 at 03:14 by grego grego is offline
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    Erik's Avatar
    I only just read your blog and kudoos to you and yours !
    Posted 12th February 2009 at 17:05 by Erik Erik is offline
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    Hi i got to say i take my hat off to you, it's sometimes good to hear things so you can look back and appriciate what you have now , good luck to you all .
    Posted 20th January 2010 at 12:25 by
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    Beautiful!!
    Posted 10th June 2010 at 15:28 by clay clay is offline
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    It's much more fun to be a good man. Congratulations on turning things around..I truly mean that.
    Posted 18th March 2012 at 14:31 by alto alto is offline
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    Amazing read! This is one stand up dude right here. Look forward to reading more from you. Ride safe.

    http://www.suicideclutchapparel.com
    Posted 14th October 2012 at 08:50 by SuicideClutchApparel SuicideClutchApparel is offline
 

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