I'm not writing about Elevate today...not yet.
Today I just need to write you a letter.
Some days I don't want fancy photos or pins adorning my blog posts.
Some days I just want to talk with you.
Some days I just want to tell you that we're in this together.
Today, I woke up thinking about you.
Thinking about words that I want you to know and hear today.
And you know me well...today I need to hear these words, too.
My words have been bombarding me all morning - thinking of what to say to you. I've been thinking about how enough you are and that you need to be reminded of that today. I know that some days are harder than others to believe this. We all have our doubts about ourselves. We all wish days were more carefree...more easy...more, just more.
Today, I want you to remember something.
I want you to remember that you are special. You are light. You are wonder. You are so ready to take on anything you set your mind to. Yes, you have a million and one things to do today. Yes, you have a bunch of laundry piled up to put away or put in the wash. Yes, you haven't had your coffee yet and it's already the middle of the morning.
You're doing the best you can and you're trying. I've said this to you before and I'll say it again. Trying is better than not trying at all. Taking steps to get to your dreams are the most important ones you'll make. If you want to just sit around and do nothing today, that's okay. If you want to tackle that to-do list and get it done, that's okay. If you only cross off one thing, that's okay.
I want you to remember to be true to yourself. I want you to know that everyday you get better. You are so fabulously wonderful.
I wish we could be standing in front of each other so that I could have you repeat that back to me. I wish we sitting in front of each other so that I could hold your hands while you pour out every feeling you need to let out. I wish we were sitting by the ocean, watching the sun rise over the horizon, talking about how brave we are.
I wish so much for you, lovey.
I wish you would look at yourself in the mirror and smile at the wonder that is you. I want you to smile just because you know that little secret.
That little secret that is being whispered in your ear...
You. Are. Loved.
You. Are. Wonderful.
You. Are. Beautiful.
You. Can. Do. This.
I am so happy we are friends. I am so happy you are reading this today. I am so happy there is you.
Thank you for being here. Thank you for being you. Let's do this again. Day after day. Let's bask in the knowledge that we are glorious gifts to this world.
We've got this.