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The Qualities of An Independant Woman

Updated on May 26, 2013
The Woman can see into her future.
The Woman can see into her future. | Source
Independant woman with ideas.
Independant woman with ideas. | Source
A woman who gets her strength from God.
A woman who gets her strength from God. | Source
Woman works at home in the 1950s.
Woman works at home in the 1950s. | Source
A retro woman in the 1970s.
A retro woman in the 1970s. | Source
women learn to do a man's job in the 1990s.
women learn to do a man's job in the 1990s. | Source
A Working Independant woman in 2013.
A Working Independant woman in 2013. | Source

Truth Revealed In What She Believes

She is soft and quiet

But eyes are always open

And ears ready to listen

Mind is able to think.

A smile on her face

Reveals confidence,

Sure of who she is and

Who she is determined to be.

The hair is not out of place

And the lines on her forehead

Not broken.

Beauty is not skin deep-

It is in the heart.

She never wears this

endocardial rhythm on her sleeve.

A man's talk is cheap like old wine.

He tries to charm her into distraction.

She remains firm in her


Her Creator, the only God

In her life is the

First Person

She greets in the morning.

Then she focuses on her

Duties to self:

To take care of her own,

Creating atmosphere

With the words

Out of her mouth

Spoken in the truth

To defend her position

That she has worked

So hard to become.

Making her needs known

To the Father God first;

She knows That when God is

asked, it shall be given;

And what she seeks,

It shall be

Found; and then,

All the right doors

Shall be opened

To her.

Who Is The Woman?

W ell

O rganized

M otivated

A ffluent and

N otorious.

Women In History

To be a woman in the 1950s

Women had their place in the home,

A matriarch only to be;

To be a woman in the 1970s,

Liberation is what they wanted to see.

To be a woman in the 1990s,

More women were in the work place

And in the 2000's,

Women are leaders, achievers and

In higher positions

All in a faster pace.

Let all the men respect

Their positon,

Still maternal, sensitive and


But she has the

Ability to make

Stand by herself

That is

For Sure,

copyright @2013 CMCastro


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      Ausseye 3 years ago

      A wonderful story of life's as it should have always been.

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      Christina M. Castro 3 years ago from Baltimore,MD USA

      Thank you so much for your comments Michael, and I appreciate what you have to say very much.

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      michael D. Ervin 3 years ago

      Your essay is wonderful. So very interesting and true. I enjoyed reading your essay very much. Women today still have to fight for equality around the world which is nonsensical to me.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Well said. Women have always been strong and determined.

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      Maria Jordan 4 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      I thought of the same word Leslie are empowered and strong in your writing and in the woman you are.

      This is beautiful and inspirational. Hugs, Maria

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      Kevin W 4 years ago from Texas

      Sounds like quite a woman....definitely my kind. Where would one find a woman like this? lol

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      Karen Silverman 4 years ago

      Christina, i would have gotten here in with my slow and methodical OCD technique, but Deb literally PUSHED me over here to read

      I'm very glad she did and i can understand why - this is SOOO empowering!

      You definitely have your priorities straight, my friend..


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      Derrick Bennett 4 years ago

      That's my kind of woman.

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      Rolly A Chabot 4 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Hi cmcastro.... what an amazing write this is and so very true. Awesome to see the ladies today know who they are... well written indeed...

      Hugs and Blessings from Canada

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      YOU are ONE AWESOME WOMAN.. what a wonderful poem.. and thank you for posting my books.. this poem is so true and touches my heart and makes me strife to be a better woman for the Lord God.

      God Bless you my sweet Christian friend


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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      Great write, women are wonderful.

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      When she places God first above all else, then you know she has it going on!!! Amen!

      Wonderful hub here. Voted up ++++ and sharing

      God bless you. In His Love Always, Faith Reaper