Lessons of Life...


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 feared pain
until I learned that
it's necessary
for growth.


I feared the truth
until I saw the
ugliness in lies.










I feared life
until I experienced
its beauty.


I feared death
until 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.


I feared love
until it touched my heart,
making the darkness fade
into endless sunny days.


I feared ridicule
until I learned how
to laugh at myself.


I feared growing old
until I realized that
I 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.