You Have To Keep Going — So Much Is Waiting For You

God & Man

Never lose hope.

I know sometimes the days feel suffocating. I know sometimes the nights feel like noiseless static.
I know that sometimes the world is overwhelming.

The bills, the struggles, the hardships, the losses. The grief, the pain, the uncertainty.

But you are stronger than any of your doubts. You are stronger than your fears.
You are stronger than anything that has happened or will happen in this life.

Remember this: your story is going to be breathtaking. It is going to be stunning.
It is going to be so impeccably, heartbreakingly beautiful. It already is.

Think about all you have overcome. Think about all the life you still have to live.

So much is waiting for you. Waiting somewhere with great, open arms.

You have to hold on to your faith to get there. Even when the odds are stacked against you. Even when everything feels too heavy. Even when your shoulders feel too weak to carry it all. You deserve to find happiness. Look within yourself. You can. You will. There was never any question. Okay?

You belong here in this wild adventure of a life. Nothing that is ever thrown your way can crush you.

It may take a long time to learn this. I know. I have been there. But listen, darling. Be patient, be persistent, and above all, keep going. There is so much to do.

Be gentle with your heart. Be gentle with your dreams.

& I promise you will be just fine. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

Alison Malee is a poet and the author of the book Shifting Bone.

Shifting Bone is available as a physical and electronic book. You can buy it here

Alison Malee is an accomplished poet, author, and actress. Read her book Shifting Bone here.

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