Posted in Coaching and Therapy, Mental Health Advocacy, Poetry

Hopeless…Hopeful


 

She crawled under her bed

It made no more sense

Such sham & shame

The Weight

Mind & Mass

Needless living on

Who cares what goes on

Sensless, pointless, needless

It is truly

HOPELESS

……….

she publishes a 4th memoir

Kinda movie

The 360°

Transformations

Hardwork

Tough Choices & Sacrifices

Faith, Hope, Love

It is truly

HOPEFUL

……….
(C) 2017 Marie Abanga

The end

Hopeful and Hopeless directions.  Opposite traffic sign.

P.s: Officially and in my inspired way, fully embracing my story and engraving it in my heart and on all walls of my home. I actually did crawl and stay for a while under my hospital bed the morning my daughter died, I prayed the ground open up for me. I spiralled for 6 months and survived another 6. Then although pregnant once again, it felt not worth living. I picked up a knife and then I got a kick from within and I dropped it hot. The transformation started dripping in from that moment… Be inspired…

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Author:

Marie Angele Abanga (simplified to Marie Abanga) aka MAG likes to describe herself as a “Jacqueline of several trades”. She is an everyday woman and mother with a zigzag profile. Let’s give it a try! She is an Activist, an Author, a Coach, a Consultant, a Feminist, a Lawyer, a Lecturer, a Prince 2 Project Manager, a Psychotherapist, a Philanthropist and an etc! She just loves to sum it up by saying she is a person of passions and a tale of talents. Her life’s journey has filled 6 books already and her three musketeers keep her busy at home. MAG is also the founder and CEO of the association Hope for the Abused and Battered, and the Country Director of the Gabriel Bebonbechem Foundation for Epilepsy & Mental wellbeing. The plethora of life's experiences and shenanigans she has lived through and learned from in near 4 decades of existence, have equipped her with such an arsenal to coach, train and motivate just any and everyone. She is so charismatic, dynamic and full of life, going by her designed mantra of 3Ds: Determination; Discipline and Dedication. These sum her+her quest to be the best version of herself and impact others perfectly. She attributes all her wealth of knowledge to her conscientious attendance of both informal and formal school.

8 thoughts on “Hopeless…Hopeful

  1. This post got the hair at the base of my neck to stand straight up. These truths are not witnessed by the average person. Comprehension is limited even if compassion is provided. The images created are dampened by the FEAR this reality conveys. Society needs to better understand its shortfall and responsibility in addressing life’s imbalances. Instead, we choose to believe situations like yours are random and will somehow reach effective conclusions on their own!

    1. “Instead, we choose to believe situations like yours are random and will somehow reach effective conclusions on their own!” Thanks so much doctor for your comment especially this last line because it is the reason why I share all about my situation – past and present. I want ‘society’ to know such things happen even to ‘seemingly normal’ people like me and that there is a way out no matter how tough or dreary. If only we could care a little bit more and shun stigma much more

  2. You certainly have had you own good share of tough times which, by sharing, you are brilliantly transforming or have transformed into stepping stones to better lives for many. Yours is a great mind, meant to touch many lives.

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