I want to see you, I want you to take your armor off. I want you to to stand in your truth. I want you to be vulnerable because I’m standing right next to you being vulnerable too. I want you to know that you are relevant. Your story is relevant. Who you are and who you want to be matters more than who everyone else wants you to be or look like. I want you to know it’s OK. It’s ok NOT to be ok. It’s ok to have something to say and it’s ok that you want to be heard. We all want to be heard. We all want to be loved for who we really are.

When you are able to shed all of the layers of what we are supposed to think, be, do, feel, act and we tap into our authentic selves, we will attract those who see beauty in who we really are. There isn’t any greater joy and peace I have found in my life than to be who I really am. To reveal all of the things that make me who I am and to be loved for all of those things. It’s scary to let go of all of that armor because we feel like we always have to be perfect, do perfect, look perfect and that all of those things, even if they are untruths, are what brings us acceptance and to be liked because it’s beautiful and it’s safe. I choose to not live that life anymore. I want to be perfectly imperfect. I want to be beautiful for the things that sometimes aren’t so pretty. I am not defined by those outside things, I am what lives on the inside and THAT is what I want to be known for. My heart, my soul, my love.

By revealing myself and standing in my truth I have also opened the portal for abundance and now I can receive the life and the love that I was made for. I finally see truth and I see beauty in a way I never knew existed. It all started with me. It started with seeing the beauty within myself and being willing to show that to others, even if they didn’t like what they saw and being ok with that. Will you come with me? Will you show me who you really are?

Story submitted by Bonnie