Growing up. my past has made me who I am today. Yes, I could have made different choices in life but I did what I did. Both good and bad and I am not who I was. I have moved on, it's all part of growing up.
This poem is called "The Invitation". It was written by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. Her first name coming to her in a dream and Mountain Dreamer given to her by a Shamanic Healer. She is not an Indian Elder nor is she an American Indian.