“To be nobody but yourself
in a world which is doing its best night and day,
to make you everybody else
– means to fight the hardest battle
which any human being can fight.”
~ E.E. Cummings
If you spend years in the shadow of who you really are,
then rediscovering yourself and bravely pushing through
to become who you were always destined to be
– well, it is very much like being born again.
Even my young children already feel the pressure to fit in.
Personally, I’d rather teach them to cultivate confidence in themselves now
and empower them to make their own way…
rather than wait until they are in their 30’s
to discover their value and
be brave enough to embrace who they truly are.
It is never too late to
And, if you don’t know who that is,