Trusting that these are just chapters of my book, versus of my life song. And without these chapters and versus, the book and the song, wouldn’t make sense. It would be incomplete. There would be nuggets missing. I wouldn’t be whole.
Just how I’ve needed all the chapters before me, no matter how painful and confusing and how much part of me longs that they had been different, my story and my song, needed them.
I needed them to make me, not break me. That’s what they were here to do.
I just found this quote and felt it very relevant to my moment in time. The pain and joy that can be found together in harmony but in big disjointedness too. As I stumble my path and wonder how it will be okay, I bring you these words and snippets from one of the most inspirational, enchanting and captivating things out there: nature. Get out there and dive in it.
There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin.