the scariest thing in the world.

"get out of your own way!" 

that's what the star-speckled sky is telling me tonight. 

i always thought that facing our shit was the scariest thing in the world

our fear, our darkness, our secret boxes of pain. 

but it's not. 

because what's even scarier than any of that

is the ecstatic beauty simmering inside our hearts

our unstoppable love

our resilient power

our throbbing brilliance. 

to face our light

is

crushing

because we finally see how worthy we are. 

how worthy we have always been. 

how fucking brilliant we are, 

and then we know we

can't

play small

anymore.  

it's a welcome shock to the system. 

 

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