Christabel. O

I made a promise to myself that I wouldn’t hide anymore.

Now,

I wear my heart on my sleeve.

If I need to cry, I bawl unashamedly.

If I need to laugh, I take as many howls as my lungs can carry.

When I stumble, I pick my fragments and walk gracefully from the fall.

Feel awkward? I laugh at my mistakes so there’s little impact from external mockery.

I own my story, I wear the badge and walk with grace.

I made a promise to myself that I would not hide any more.

🤎,

Christabel.

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“Fear of disappointment can cause you to sit on your wings, stay in the shallow end of the pool, and walk past doors that have your name on them. Trying to play it safe can keep you stuck.

May your courage outpace your fear so you can begin to live again. It’s time.”- Dr. Thema

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“There’s a tendency for you to lean too heavily upon being hard on yourself. You want to be different, yes. But growth is inherently painful. Give yourself the space to fall apart—then come back together in beautiful symmetry. Everything is really going to be okay—including you.” ~Nneka M. Okona

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Christabel. O

Christabel. O

All the beauty our eyes can see. Medic. I write sometimes. I do that metro-musing thingy a lot.