You endured so much to get to this point in time. Thousands of decisions that took the time to make. Whether countless mistakes or overwhelming blessings, they brought you right here.
You might be worrying about it, worrying about what is to come, or what will happen... but stop because right here is where you should be.
We sometimes keep tellings ourselves that we aren't good enough just because our paths didn't go all according to plan.
We become hard ourselves when high expectations or standards fail us. But we miss the journey when we keep that going. See standards aren't bad...but when it is all we focus on, we miss the journey we are supposed to be living in.
Life is meant to have ups and downs. It is just the way we are designed. It is the way life works.
But what we can't forget is to live in it. To live in every moment like it is our last. Every moment and minute you are right where we should be.
And I know it's hard to hold onto and believe. It easy to get distracted, or exhausted, or frustrated when things don't quite pan out.
But nothing is permanent. And life is short to keep being the ones to hold ourselves back.
We need to get in the habit of falling in love with the journey again. Of remembering the moments that were wonderfully beautiful, and the times where things just didn't fall into place.
Because everything contributes to our path.
And in that path, we need to remind ourselves we are strong, capable, and can do this. We are wonderfully human, and wonderfully right where we should be.
We have nothing to lose if we make mistakes along the way. We just have to remember that we are still learning. Everything we endure teaches us. Every hardship breaks us but pushes us.
We are going to be okay. Just take it one day at a time.
So stop the worrying, the questioning. Stop beating yourself up if things are not "perfect". Life is messy, not perfect.
You are getting things done in this life, and where you are at right now, is right where you should be.
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