I Feared

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September 15, 2008 by Daisy Rose

I feared being alone
Until I learned to like Myself.
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I feared failure
Until I realized that I only Fail when I don’t try.
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I feared success
Until I realized that I had to try in order to be happy with myself.
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I feared people’s opinions
Until I learned that people would have opinions about me anyway.
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I feared rejection
Until I learned to have faith in myself.
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I feared pain
Until I learned that it’s necessary for growth.
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I feared the truth
Until I saw the ugliness in lies.
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I feared life
Until I experienced its beauty .
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I feared death
Until I realized that it’s not an end, but a beginning.
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I feared my destiny,
Until I realized that I had the power to change my life.
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I feared hate
Until I saw that it was nothing more than ignorance.
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I feared love
Until it touched my heart, making the darkness fade into endless sunny days.
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I feared ridicule
Until I learned how to laugh at myself.
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I feared growing old
Until I realized that I gained wisdom every day.
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I feared the future
Until I realized that Life just kept getting better.
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I feared the past
Until I realized that It could no longer hurt me.
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I feared the dark
Until I saw the beauty of the starlight.
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I feared the light
Until I learned that the Truth would give me Strength.
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I feared change,
Until I saw that even the most beautiful butterfly had to undergo a Metamorphosis before it could fly.

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