Stop focusing on all the things you don’t know how to do and start cultivating the things you do know how to do. You have something beautiful to place in this world. Don’t keep it buried inside your soul because you are afraid it’s not good enough.
Stop caring about what is good enough and just do your thing. This life my love is your only one. I say that so often because I want you to understand how fragile your story is. How in a blink of an eye it ends.
While you have this time I want you to fill up your book of life with pages of creation, laughter, joy, and love. I don’t want to watch the pages pass by. Each one blank because you were too afraid to mess up the words. Too afraid to share something. Too afraid of who would see and what they would think.
You have something inside of you that this world needs. Someone on this earth needs your words, messy or not and your story to continue their own. Your story matters. The life you live makes a difference. What is important to you could shine a light so bright it could heal someone’s soul. Isn’t that reason enough to try?
I know you are scared. And I know the fears have become walls so high and thick they seem unbreakable. They are not. Don’t let them deceive you into thinking you are a meaningless nobody. Tear those walls down. Let your faith and belief rip every brick out of your way. You were born a treasure and you will die a treasure. Fear doesn’t change that. Doubt doesn’t change that. Scars don’t change that.
Don’t look at the big picture. Don’t focus on how far you think you have to go. Don’t think so much just do it. Just pick up that pen and write something. Write anything. Grab your camera and take those photos. Let the world see what you see. Take that class you’ve been wanting to and learn something you want to learn. Draw. I mean it just draw. Don’t think of what it should be. Let your hands and the paper guide you. Do something. Create something. Share it with me and the world.
I believe in you. I believe in your story. And I believe your story will help someone tear down their own walls and let the light in.