Note to My Younger Self | 10 | 2016

“Everyone deserves the chance to fly!”

This year was your another chance in life. Another shot to make your dreams possible. Another chance to step out again and this time, be brave enough to continue.

The first 2 months were not easy. You just got back from the agonizing internal battle of who you want to be and who are you ought to be. You just learned to stand up again. But, life had its way of getting you back down, frustrating you and your dreams. You’d given up… again.

You think, no fire can burn your passion again. No light can bring the spark again. No wind can make you fly again. But, you were wrong as usual, another simple unexpected circumstance turned your passionless soul burn with passion again. You learned to re-try but now with purpose. You learned to never stop learning. You learned to trust the process. You learned that to progress, you needed a lot of practicing to do. And that’s what you did.

But then, another unexpected event had happened. This was the time you were rekindling your fire. The battle of responsibilities and dreams were on again. You thought, life didn’t want you to dream. You learned to manage your time. And that’s what you did.

You thought after that, life would be smooth-sailing, however, that was not the case. And this time, it was not all about you anymore. It was all about life and how one life (or death) could make you realize that it would never be all about you. You learned to stay grounded. You learned that everything has its purpose. You learned to live your purpose. And this time, you learned to share that purpose.

Younger self, life would hit you every time you thought you are invincible because you are not. Don’t let your feet off the ground. Stop thinking that the world owe you because it does not. Learn to accept what’s in front and move forward from there.

Younger self, learn, learn, learn. There are lot of things to learn. So what if you fail on what you thought you want? There are vast of opportunities out there. Don’t be afraid to try again.

Younger self, be reminded why you are doing what you are doing. Be reminded why you started. Be reminded that whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as to please God and not men.

To read Sunday Series, Note to My Younger Self, click the following:

Note to My Younger Self | 01 | 2007 (Best Shot)

Note to My Younger Self | 02 | 2008 (Goodbyes)

Note to My Younger Self | 03 | 2009 (Everything’s Okay)

Note to My Younger Self | 04 | 2010 (Hard Times)

Note to My Younger Self | 05 | 2011 (Learning to Breathe)

Note to My Younger Self | 06 | 2012 (Endings & Beginnings)

Note to My Younger Self | 07 | 2013 (More)

Note to My Younger Self | 08 | 2014 (Slow Down)

Note to My Younger Self | 09 | 2015 (Set Apart)

Note to My Younger Self is a 12-week Sunday Series that aims to make sense of my past in order for me to move on to the present without extra baggage.




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