A Letter To The Person Who Needs Encouragement
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A Letter To The Person Who Needs Encouragement

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A Letter To The Person Who Needs Encouragement

We live in a big, big world. We live in a world with big, big perspectives and ideas and dreams. Sometimes in this big, big, world with big, big things to think about, we get lost. After all, it is a bit chaotic in its “bigness”. All too often, I know at least for me, it is a struggle to be so completely involved in everything and to simultaneously feel insignificant in it all as well. These big, big things, as awesome as they are, find themselves overshadowing us sometimes. In those moments it is and would be, so much easier to just quit. It would be so nice to simply aim for something smaller and simpler. Wouldn’t it be nice to feel comfortable? It’s quite easy to get caught in the temptation of simplicity, of easy, of comfortability. I hope you know that what is truly worth, what will be the most rewarding in the end, will not often be something that comes easily. This idea that comfortability is better than the discomfort hard-working effort requires, is so very toxic. That poisonous idea takes away purpose, it takes away growth, it takes away the vivid colors that life has to offer each and every one of us, in all of its seasons. Do not be seduced by the enticing idea of easy, of comfortable living. So much time is spent in an effort to not feel pain, to not feel discomfort. Why? Why do we as people do this? Who decided that the unpleasant sensation of difficulty in life should be so directly avoided. I dare you, go head on into it. Be bold. Be courageous. Be as big as the ideas that loom over you because you are man or woman enough to take on any challenge and succeed with flying colors. Just because it hurts a bit, or because it is difficult to handle doesn’t make it any less important, or less worth it. The pain it takes to get through the obstacles of life is raw and real. Without having that discomfort, and the emotional connections tied with it, we learn nothing but to run away from conflict. Being real and being raw is simply a battle that is imperative to choose to fight for. When you fight that battle, you fight for you. Do you want that promotion at work? Work hard to make that dream come true, show them what you’re made of. Do you want that college degree? It may take time, but you’d better work your butt and never stop trying to get those passing grades...heck, get above passing grades because you owe it to yourself to do so! Do you want this big, big world to know who you are? You should because you were created for nothing less. You were created for a big, big purpose. It doesn’t matter your age, your gender, your race. Destiny has no prejudice, it calls out to everyone without bias. You may feel lost at times, and trust me, I know it will hurt... But let it hurt a little. Let life make its impact on you, and you will come out stronger, better, and big, bigger than the chaos which the world points at you. You are worth it, and you can most certainly do it.

Love, the girl who stopped running from discomfort.

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