Let Carol be your beacon. Just as she glows with an inner light when she fully accepts who she is, you too will shine when you claim your power.
I sat at the bottom of a colossal tree with my hands sensing its fondness. I let myself be attached to its coolness and warmth, feeling like a child in my mother's lap. I breathed deeply, filling my lungs, savoring this union and the sensations of a full soul.