Lessons of Life~
I feared being alone,
Until I learned to like myself.
I feared failure,
Until I realized that I only fail when I don't try.
I feared success,
Until I realized That I had to try In order to be happy with myself.
I feared people's opinions,
Until I learned that people would have opinions about me anyway.
I feared rejection,
Until I learned to have faith in myself.
I feared pain,
Until I learned that it's necessary for growth.
I feared the truth,
Until I saw the ugliness in lies.
I feared life
Until I experienced its beauty.
I feared death,
Until I realized that it's not an end, but a beginning.
I feared my destiny,
Until I realized that I had the power to change my life.
I feared hate,
Until I saw that it was nothing more than ignorance.
I feared love,
Until it touched my heart, making the
darkness fade into endless sunny days.
I feared ridicule,
Until I learned how to laugh at myself.
I feared growing old,
Until I realized that I gained wisdom every day.
I feared the future,
Until I realized that Life just kept getting better.
I feared the past,
Until I realized that It could no longer hurt me.
I feared the dark,
Until I saw the beauty of the starlight.
I feared the light,
Until I learned that the truth would give me strength.
I feared change,
Until I saw that even the most beautiful butterfly
Had to undergo a metamorphos is before it could fly.~~