To whom it may concern:

I’ve learned from life that sometimes, the darkest times can lead us to the brightest places. I’ve learned that our most painful struggles can grant us the most necessary growth; and that the most heart-breaking losses of friendship and love can make room for the most wonderful people.

I’ve learned that what seems like a curse at the moment can actually be a blessing, and that what seems like the end of the road might actually be just a discovery that we are meant to travel down a different path.

I’ve learned that no matter how difficult things seem, there is always hope; that no matter how powerless we feel or how horrible things seem, we can’t give up and we have to keep going. Even when it’s scary, even when all of our strength seems gone, we have to keep picking ourselves back up and moving forward. Whatever we’re battling in the moment, it will pass, and we will make it through. We’ve made it this far, and we can make it through whatever comes next.

Something to always remember is that popcorn is prepared in the same pot, using the same heat and the same oil, but not all the corn will pop at the same time. Don’t compare yourself to others because your time to pop will come.


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