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Do you know how it feels!?

to keep a soft heart during a hard situation


Do you know how it feels when every part of your being says NO but your heart says JUST ONE MORE CHANCE!?

Do you know how it feels when you use language like “You need help” or “You are embarrassing yourself”!?

Do you know how it feels not being able to SLEEP because your mind is going over every single detail trying to figure out what you did wrong or what you DID TO DESERVE THIS!?

Do you know how it feels to voice you are WORTHY OF LOVE but not actually believing it!?

Do you know how it feels to hold back TEARS when your soul is shouting HELP ME!?

Do you know how it feels when someone comes up to you and says “You have the heart of a Saint; I dunno how you do it, I would have walked away a long time ago!” and yet you still feel like a complete failure!?

Do you know how it feels knowing that your Guardian Angels are watching you and saying “THIS TOO SHALL PASS, WE ARE HERE WITH YOU. YOU ARE NOT ALONE.”!?

Do you know how it feels to have the POWER to light up a room or make it the coldest place in the World; RESENTING THAT POWER because sometimes you just want to be INVISIBLE!?

Do you know how it feels to SHUT OUT the people you are closest to because you are failing at ARTICULATING your EMOTIONS!?

Do you know how it feels to give yourself a pep talk EVERY SINGLE MORNING because the Universe doesn’t care about your feelings and stuff still needs to get done!?

Do you know how it feels to be outside every single comfort and still achieve GREATNESS!?

Do you know how it feels to MISS important MILESTONES of friends and family but remind yourself of your PERSONAL MISSION!?

Do you know how it feels to make someone a PRIORITY but you are constantly an OPTION for them!?

Do you know how it feels to hear the words ‘YOU INSPIRE ME’ from hundreds of people but not from the ONE person you are actually trying to inspire!?

Do you know how it feels when people call you crazy because you WEAR YOUR HEART ON YOUR SLEEVE!?

Do you know how it feels to be DISMISSED on every level!?

Do you know how it feels knowing you have to KEEP YOURSELF TOGETHER when all you want to do is COMPLETELY FALL APART!?

Do you know how it feels!?

But really, DO.YOU.KNOW.HOW.IT.FEELS…???

Originally published at jessicacorvo.wordpress.com

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