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The sky is the limit

A little reminder came to me this morning, while looking at this picture from a few days ago. The words poured out of me with a message to be written down, a mantra to be remembered, perhaps to motivate and guide my way. I thought it could fit so many of us and therefore decided to share it here. Perhaps, you too can get a little something out of this message and it carries you through your day.

Stay strong and grounded through all of your storms. Hold on tight. Find something good in all your seasons. Branch out and don’t be afraid to try new things. Stand alone and without shelter if you have to. You can do it and you are stronger than you think. You might feel alone, but to someone else you are deeply rooted and a role model. Don’t forget to be flexible and sway with the wind. Only then can you reach for new heights without breaking from the weight. Forgive the harsh elements and shine your beauty regardless, to see another day. Keep growing and never stop learning. And above all, always remember to reach for the stars. Throw doubt and caution to the wind and dare to dream big. You only live once and they say if you do it right, it is enough. Always remember that anything is possible, that its never too late, and that the sky is the limit.

❤️🦋

Author:

Who am I, and why I write. I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I am the one, holding on to the silver lining when the skies are gray. I’m a believer that nothing is coincidence, but that everything has purpose. I’ve made my mistakes, don’t we all, but I see them as growing pains and they are a part of who I am today. I have lost myself in order to find myself, and I still do from time to time, but in a good way. I’m a big child who laughs until my belly hurts when life wants to be serious. Career wise: I’ve been there, done that, and I took “The jump” off the hamster wheel in an effort to change my future. I didn’t land all that soft, but I can say that I’m still proud to have found the courage to do it. Coming full circle, I had it all, and yet I was lonely and had nothing. Today I choose to be a collector of moments and I chase memories, instead of the material stuff. Less is more, and the motto is quality over quantity. You’d be amazed at how freeing it can be. I see myself as a free spirit that believes in an unconventional lifestyle. Somehow I go against the grain most of the times, not to rebel, but because it feels right to stay true to my unique and authentic self. It takes courage, and you often stand alone, but if you dare, you soon realize that it is the only way if you don’t want to lose who you are. Just like most, my past wasn’t easy and I come from a life that didn’t always give me the opportunity to be heard. Few related and even fewer cared to take the time. But that’s the past and it’s history, the future hasn’t happened and the “NOW” is truly all we ever have. In the end we all have a story to tell, and we all seek to be understood. We all yearn to be heard and accepted and still life is hard and our path is full of stumbling blocks. If we can see the lessons in adversity we may realize that the toughest moments are often our greatest teachers. There is a reason for the saying that the stars can’t shine without darkness, and it might be darkness that will show you the light.
It took a series of (un)fortunate events, to learn to glow through the pain, to learn how to dance in the rain. I believe in Magic and wonder, and the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. As an empath this old soul often feels a little too much, but I wouldn’t have it any other way.
Today, I am here to tell my story because I believe that it can help others. It is my hope to bring inspiration and strengths to you, while showing you that it can be done. I know you are out there, and I know you are suffering in silence. I am here to tell you that you are not alone, and your voice is being heard loud and clear. Hang on and be strong, transformation is yours. 
In light and love....Rhapsody Bohème 💙🦋

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