You are beautiful. Just the way you are. You often hear a voice that tells you otherwise. Your feelings convince you that the voice you hear in your mind is true. It’s not.
Stop striving. Be still.
The part of you that will impact the world and transform hearts cannot be changed, modified, or made better or worse by your physical form. Don’t be afraid to be searching. Don’t be afraid to walk your unique path alone. Don’t be afraid to find yourself, no matter the path that takes you. Don’t be discouraged by the neigh-sayers–they don’t understand. Don’t be afraid of your own doubts and abilities. Your purpose is written in your soul, carved into your being by the One who created and formed you.
Don’t hide. Don’t retreat into your shell. Shed your armor. You are beautiful even when you don’t think or feel that way. You can do nothing to change your inherent dignity. Believe this. You will only bloom and come to be if you allow yourself to be who you truly are.
Don’t lose hope. You have scars and wounds. But with them, you have strength and courage. Only love heals. Nurture your heart. Care for yourself. Honor who you are. Don’t be afraid of the destiny you are called to. Don’t look back or sideways or compare. And never stop fighting. Bravery and strength follow you where you go.