Unless you count knowing how to eat good food without feeling guilty, we know basically nothing about life. But there is a truth we feel certain about: You're a pretty big deal.
EVERY PERSON HAS A GIFT.
The more people we get to know (and the more we get to know people), the more we realize how true this is. There's a poem we were introduced to during our glory days of high school sports. You've probably read it. And if you haven't, you might want to start playing some Rocky theme music in the background.
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?' Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us; it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”
As both introverts and word lovers, our life is a constant battle between loving to write and being freaked out to share it. But we've asked ourselves the question: What if, by sharing our failures, and maybe a few successes, writing down something that will build someone else up, we can sharing our success and failures, we can help somebody else get the courage to have