I told her, "I promise. I won't betray you ever again." To which, She replied, "I want to Be Loved!" With tears streaming down my face, I said, "I love you. I love you with EVERY fiber of my Being. You ARE worthy and deserving of Love; of My Love, Unconditionally. Rising from the park bench where I'd been sitting; I took Her for a walk. I imagined that I was holding the small hand of my 5-year-old Self. I was telling Her how Joyful it is when She's having fun. How She is the One Who walks into a room and meets no strangers. That it is Her authentic compassion for others that draws people to me. I tell Her how much I need Her strength. I thank Her for Her Strength. I feel Her moving closer to Me; trusting that I am keeping My promise to Her. . .just by listening, accepting and embracing Her Truth.