… being alone until I learned to like myself.
… failure until I realized that I only fail when I don't try.
… people's opinions until I learned that people would have opinions about me anyway.
… rejection until I learned to have faith in myself.
… pain until I learned that it's necessary for growth.
… the truth until I saw the ugliness in lies.
… life until I experienced its beauty.
… death until I realized that it's not an end but a beginning.
… my destiny, until I realized that I had the power to change my life.
… hate until I saw that it was nothing more than ignorance.
… love until it touched my heart, making the darkness fade into sunny days.
… ridicule until I learned how to laugh at myself.
… growing old until I realized that I gained wisdom every day.
… the future until I realized that life just kept getting better.
… the dark until I saw the beauty of the starlight.
… the light until I learned that the truth would give me strength.
… change until I saw that even the most beautiful butterfly had to go through metamorphosis before it could fly.
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