From all of the quotes I have come across on the internet this one has to be my absolute favorite. I believe we all have breaking points, we all process situations differently and are all affected differently based on a ripple of events and cause and effects through out our lives. Many times, we think we have reached our breaking points, but we push forward. We still fight. Forever expanding our threshold of strength. We all have fight in us. It’s human nature. But it’s only when we have the strength and courage to let things go, that we are truly free. The irony of life, how somehow everything you have done, fought for and accomplished are those exact things that you need to let go of in order to grow in life. To reach a level that is meant for you. Society is taught to think from the moment we are born. We are a product of every interaction, thought and feeling absorbed through our senses. I digress. One of the biggest challenges most people face are other people. Belonging, is also human nature. Fitting in, impressing our friends at any level, binds us to an idea. It restricts you as a person. A lot of people spend their life in fear of truly becoming who they really are, because of the fear of letting go of who they have become. Have the confidence to become the person you were born to be, the person you want to be, and the person you struggle with being. Until you lose all of the attachments you have bonded yourself to, you won’t really become.
I’m the kind of person who likes to know which direction they’re going in life and if I don’t know I just sit and feel like an idiot because how can I amount to anything if I don’t even know where I’m going?
“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”