I look on the news and I scroll through countless amount of information everyday. Do you know what I see most of? Hate. Negativity. Tragedies. Violence. And more hate.
I guess there will always be hate in our world. We don’t live in a utopia. We don’t live in a fairytale. I know this world is imperfect. And I know it’s always been this way.
It’s sometimes truly difficult to find love when the world can be so dark and cruel. It’s sometimes really hard to remember what love is like. So, here is my way of spreading light and love in the best way that I can.
I hope you know that even if you are having a bad day, that it’s going to get better. Despite what you may think, life does have an odd way of brightening up even if you feel as if your world has just shattered.
I don’t know who you are. I don’t know what you are going through at this moment in time. But please, know that you are in this world for a reason. Maybe you don’t know what that reason is, but that’s ok. Just know that you are here. And you’re supposed to be here.
I don’t know what you look like, or where you live, but that doesn’t really matter to me. I want you to know that you are beautiful. Yes, you. No matter what anyone else says to your face or to you online, you truly are.
Most importantly, I want you to know that you are loved and that love is always going to be here for you.
In a world that is full of darkness, I hope you always see a light. Even if it’s just a flicker of brightness.
In a world that is full of hate, I hope you can always find love. Even if it takes some courage.
In a world full of anger, I hope you always find forgiveness. Even if it takes a lot of strength.
And in a world full of lost hope, I hope you always have it. I hope you never lose that glimmer.
Love is alive even if you feel like it’s dead. Love can show up in small places and can nearly be invisibly but, I promise you it is alive. Love comes in different forms and it doesn’t always have to come from a significant other.
Love is in the way the rain waters grass that has turned dry and brittle. Love is in the way the sun shines through dark clouds. Love is in the way your dog wags his tail when you meet him at the door even if it’s only been five minutes since he last saw you. Love is in your parent’s hug. Love is in your best friend’s laughter and your sister’s smile.
Love will always be alive, whether you can see it or not. Love will always remain in your heart, whether you can feel it or not.
Love is always, all around you.