Words only have power if you let them. When they were pointed at me, I let them.
Broken machines don’t give prizes. Broken people don’t give love.
It can be anything that breaks our spirit, rocks our worlds, or rattles our foundations.
Whether songs, ideas, or love, those things we keep bottled up for fear of rejection are bottled up for a reason.
You found something special in your soul that they might still be searching for in themselves.
Addition by subtraction is a real thing, but it can also be a painful thing. It almost always is.
Others may cut your down, but that doesn’t mean you can’t put yourself back together and grow. I did.
No one has to validate your happiness. You just have to feel it.
Could you still get up, move forward, and grow?
We use phrases like “they love me in their own way” or “deep down, he means well”…