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Poem for My Sponsor

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Finally, the shame is beginning to melt, washed into simple awareness by the grace of your witness and understanding. Finally, I am not alone with my fear and grief. Finally, after all these long years, I have a companion for every occasion when I need reassurance, accountability, encouragement, forgiveness, or celebration of growth. Finally, I have a mirror for my healing and an example to follow for the new service I can give simply by allowing others to witness my own transformation— pain, shadows, and all. My gratitude expands beyond words for your companionship on this journey. May I give

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