Celebrating The Women Who Blazed The Trail Before Me

Celebrating Women Worldwide

Today, I want to thank the women in my life who have built "Cairns" as they have paved a path for many to follow.  These cairns became trail markers for me. Messages

of encouragement that spoke to my heart.

You're not alone... Someone has been here before... Keep Going... You can do this...

Because of the women who blazed the trails before me, I felt empowered and didn't question whether I could be a wife, mother, friend & entrepreneur.

I will forever be grateful for the remarkable influences I have had of integrity, hard work, belief, courage, self-care because of courageous women who showed me how I have continued on the path and place a stone atop the cairn they have built. I have not stopped but continue to climb to the next peak to build another cairn to offer hope for the next traveler, reminding them that they are not alone. Someone has been there before.

"There is simple beauty in a cairn and the connection it creates with people from the past and from all over the world. It let's us know that we are not alone."

Annette Anderson of Cairn The Load

Don't judge yourself by your past, you don't live there anymore.

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