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"𝓐𝓷𝓭 𝓸𝓷𝓮 𝓭𝓪𝔂 𝓼𝓱𝓮 𝓭𝓲𝓼𝓬𝓸𝓿𝓮𝓻𝓮𝓭 𝓽𝓱𝓪𝓽 𝓼𝓱𝓮 𝔀𝓪𝓼 𝓯𝓲𝓮𝓻𝓬𝓮, 𝓪𝓷𝓭 𝓼𝓽𝓻𝓸𝓷𝓰, 𝓪𝓷𝓭 𝓯𝓾𝓵𝓵 𝓸𝓯 𝓯𝓲𝓻𝓮, 𝓪𝓷𝓭 𝓽𝓱𝓪𝓽 𝓷𝓸𝓽 𝓮𝓿𝓮𝓷 𝓼𝓱𝓮 𝓬𝓸𝓾𝓵𝓭 𝓱𝓸𝓵𝓭 𝓱𝓮𝓻𝓼𝓮𝓵𝓯 𝓫𝓪𝓬𝓴 𝓫𝓮𝓬𝓪𝓾𝓼𝓮 𝓱𝓮𝓻 𝓹𝓪𝓼𝓼𝓲𝓸𝓷 𝓫𝓾𝓻𝓷𝓮𝓭 𝓫𝓻𝓲𝓰𝓱𝓽𝓮𝓻 𝓽𝓱𝓪𝓷 𝓱𝓮𝓻 𝓯𝓮𝓪𝓻𝓼."
My six year old told me this afternoon that he didn't want to enter an art contest because he knew he wouldn't win.
"There are older kids."
"They are better at art than me."
𝘉𝘓𝘈𝘏, 𝘉𝘓𝘈𝘏, 𝘉𝘓𝘈𝘏.
𝐍𝐨𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐞. He and I had a heart to heart.
There will always be someone better, stronger, faster, smarter, etc., than you. That's life, but 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘤𝘢𝘯'𝘵 𝘸𝘪𝘯 𝘪𝘧 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘥𝘰𝘯'𝘵 𝘵𝘳𝘺.
You don't become better by sitting on the sidelines and observing. You have to step forward, take action and get in the game!
Stop letting your 𝐟𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐨𝐟 𝐟𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐮𝐫𝐞 be the reason that you never even try.
𝘑𝘶𝘴𝘵 𝘪𝘮𝘢𝘨𝘪𝘯𝘦 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘢𝘤𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘱𝘭𝘪𝘴𝘩 𝘪𝘧 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘭𝘦𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘱𝘢𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘣𝘶𝘳𝘯 𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘧𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘴. at Moncks Corner, South Carolina