The Precious Life You’ve Been Given

Life is not supposed to overwhelm you at all times. Life isn’t meant to be merely survived—it’s meant to be lived. Seasons or instances will inevitably feel out of your control, but the moments when you feel like you’re drowning are supposed to be brief. They should not be the whole of your existence! The precious life you’ve been given is like a ship navigating its way across the ocean, and you’re meant to be the captain of the vessel. Certainly there are times when storms toss you around or cover the deck with water or break the mast clean in half—but that’s when you need to fight your way back. To throw all the water off the boat bucket by bucket. That’s when you need to battle to get yourself back to the helm. This is your life! You are meant to be the hero of your own story.

– Rachel Hollis, Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be

Photo Credits: Sandhill Flock Sunrise by Susan J. Preston, San Luis Valley, CO © 2019, all rights reserved
Technical: Fuji XT-3 | 400mm (XF 100-400mm  f4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR) | 1/1000 sec f7.1 |ISO 640


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