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I feared failure until I realized that I only fail when I don't try.
I feared success until I realizedthat I had to tryin order to be happy with myself.
I feared people's opinions until I learned thatpeople would have opinions about me anyway.
I feared rejection until I learned to have faith in myself.
I feared pain until I learned thatit's necessary for growth.
I feared the truthuntil I saw the ugliness in lies.
I feared life until I experiencedits beauty.
I feared death until I realized that it'snot an end, but a beginning.
I feared my destiny, until I realized thatI had the power to changemy life.
I feared hate until I saw that itwas nothing more than ignorance.
I feared love until it touched my heart, making the darkness fadeinto endless sunny days.
I feared ridicule until I learned how to laugh at myself.
I feared growing old until I realized thatI gained wisdom every day.
I feared the future until I realized thatlife just kept getting better.
I feared the past until I realized thatit could no longer hurt me.
I feared the dark until I saw the beautyof the star light.
I feared the light until I learned that the truth would give me strength.
I feared change, until I saw that even the most beautiful butterfly had to undergo a metamorphosis before it could fly .Jamila