For My Readers: I Believe In You

I believe in you. Whether or not you believe in yourself, I believe in you. I know you have good in you. You have hope, even if it’s buried, you have dreams, you have love. You have goodness that deserves to be seen and felt by others. I see that, and I believe in you.

Maybe no one ever told you that before. Or maybe you couldn’t hear them. Maybe you couldn’t tell yourself. So I will say it again: I believe in you.

I believe you have good in you. I believe you can survive the horrors you’ve gone through. I believe you can thrive. And I believe you can make a positive difference in this world. Connect to others. Enjoy life.

Some people may put you down. Some people may tear at your self-confidence, your self-esteem–but don’t you listen to them. Listen to your heart instead. Listen to your dreams. And listen to the positive voices around you. Because there will be some. Even if you can only find them in books. Or on websites. Or in new friends.

Keep listening for those voices. For the people that encourage you. And develop that in yourself. Believe in yourself. But if it’s too hard at first, if you need a little help, know this: I believe in you. And I believe you can do it.

5 Responses to “For My Readers: I Believe In You”

  1. Julie Schoerke Says:

    This is beautiful, Cheryl. And so many people need to hear this – all of us need to hear this sometime. You are so good and kind and wise.

  2. rebecca Says:

    Cheryl, you are so awesome! Your support of everyone is beautiful.

  3. Cheryl Rainfield Says:

    Julie, thank you! (hugging you) I agree–we all need to hear things like this. It’s so important to be believed in, and to have people see and appreciate the good in us. Thank you for your kind words. 🙂

    Rebecca, thank you! (smiling at you) It felt good to read. I appreciate your saying that.

  4. Maggie (nogginquest) Says:

    <3 I just love your heart Cheryl!

    Believe it or not your books opened another small crack in a hurt experienced. You are one of many who have inspired me to be better than I was.

  5. Cheryl Rainfield Says:

    Aw, Maggie, thank you (hugging you). I so appreciate hearing that, and I’m so very glad my books helped.

    I think you’re lovely, already. 🙂

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