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 learned thatit's necessary for growth.
I feared the truth until
I saw the ugliness in lies.
I feared life until
I experienced its beauty.
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.
making the darkness fade into endless sunny days.
I learned howto laugh at myself.
I feared growing old until
I realized thatI 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.
until I saw that even the
most beautiful butterfly had to undergo a metamorphosis
before it could fly.