I know you are tired. The pain, anxiety, heartbreak and sadness have finally worn you out to what seems like the point of no return. I just want you to know this all leads to something.
You’ve learned your lessons the hard way. You didn’t read them in a book or watch them on a screen, you experienced them. You felt every unbearable emotion and gotten through it. That’s what has made you the person you are today. Maybe you see this person as strong, maybe you see this person as weak. I want you to know you are strong. You are a fighter.
I hope you write SURVIVOR in bold letters up on your wall. That’s what you are. You are a survivor, you survive everything that comes your way. I know it’s frustrating to live in an existence where you just seem to survive, but I want you to know that you thrive. One day you are going to look back at all of this and see how much better you are off, because of what you’ve gone through.
You are going to look in the mirror in one year and say “thank God I stuck through this, because I am truly happy.” You are going to feel warmth from your head to your toes from all the love you receive. You are going to be glowing with radiance and smiling cheek to cheek.
5 years from now, you are going to be on a beach or in your bed or driving to some destination. It’s going to hit you, almost nothing that you are worrying about now ever turned out to be anything that matters. That guy who cut you off in traffic, that asshole who broke your heart, that friend who turned out to not be that friendly, they won’t matter in your life 5 years from now.
That paper you bombed, that time you showed up late for work and got yelled at by your boss, that 20 dollars you lost, sure they might have ruined your day or week or even month, but 5 years from now, they won’t matter.
10 or 15 or even 20 years from now, you are going to be telling your kids, or maybe you don’t want kids, but you are going to be telling someone about all the crazy things you went through.
You are going to look at every single detail and realized that most of those details never really amounted to anything. You are going to be telling someone that this all leads to something. Your pain, your anxiety, your heartbreak and your sadness all made you the person that you are. These struggles put you in the position you are in today. That position is actually amazing and full of happiness and love and good days where the sun shines.
I just want you to know this all leads to something.