“I can express gratitude for the simple act of being able to breathe in and breathe out. I can move away from darkness and depression to light and hope.
I can be happy with who I am, not what I should be, or what I might have been, or what someone tells me I must be.
I am me, the true me; you are you, the true you – and that’s good. That’s beautiful. That’s enough.”
How AWESOME is this quote? So simple, yet so true.
I guess, when it comes down to it, life actually is pretty simple.
We breathe in, we breathe out. We drink, we eat. We rest, we move. We laugh, we love. We give, we receive. We share, we thank.
The real truth is, life is simple. It’s not complicated, it’s not hard, and it’s not unfair.
We are the ones who complicate it with our worries, we are the ones who choose to see it as hard, we are the ones who choose to live as victims rather than empower ourselves to live our best lives.
I am me, and you are you. It’s as simple as that. We are alive, we are healthy, we are loved, and we are blessed. That is enough.
And if you take the time, even just thirty seconds, to count your blessings for today, you might just see that what you have is, in fact, much more than enough.
Keep it simple.
*Thank you to My Smiling Heart reader, Karen, for sharing this quote on Facebook and inspiring this Wise Words post! 🙂