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Pain Is Preparing You for Your Destiny

Press forward.

Your mistakes from your past don't define you.

They are not who you are. You are much greater than your mistakes. Just look at them as lessons that you should grow from. If you stay focused on all the mistakes you have made in your past, it will only hold you back from the greatness that is in your future. It is important to know that you are not the mistakes that you have done.

Don’t spend all your time looking behind you. You can't fix what is already gone, you just have to focus on making your future better.

How can you move forward if you are still looking behind you?

Think about it if your trying to walk forward but you are not looking on what is in front of you but instead looking at what is behind you then you could walk into something, drop into a hole or seriously hurt yourself. It will all end with you being stagnant.

Unmovable.

You can't progress when you are so focused on things that have already happened in your life that you can't change.

You have to set your eyes on what is before you and work towards that.

Run after your destiny and distance yourself from your past. If you chase after your destiny then you are working towards change. You will be too focused on what is ahead of you that you won't waste your time on those things that are behind you. Eventually, if you keep chasing your dreams and working hard towards it then those mistakes of your past will just be a memory.

Don't make your past tie you down. Break loose and push towards your destiny.

You can do anything you put your mind to.

Step out from that mess of your past and push yourself towards a better life.

Towards freedom of mind.

Towards happiness.

Towards change.

Towards success.

All you went through in your past were just learning lessons. They were tests. They came to make you stronger.

Don't focus on the bad, but instead, press towards a better tomorrow.

Press towards change.

Press towards that finish line.

Press until your past is just a memory.

Press until you can look back at your pass and laugh at it instead of crying.

Remember what you are pressing towards.

If you want things in your life to change then you have to press. I know you are tired, but don't give up. Don't let things get the best of you. Don't make your mistakes make you feel depressed and worthless. You have to press. Run the race.

Look ahead of you. You see that prize that you wanted, it is right in front of you.

I know that things look dark, but you are almost at the finish line so just keep on pressing.

Take a sip of that water and keep on running in that race. That race towards your destiny. That race towards your dreams.

I know that you feel tired and you want to take a break, but you are almost at that finish line. The change you been praying for is right in front of you. All you have to do is just keep on pressing. In the end it will all be worth it.

I know your past mistakes are cluttering your mind. I know it is holding you back, but you need to press through that pain. Know that your pain is just a preparation for your destiny.

The more you press forward towards your destiny, the more you will distance yourself from the pain of your past. At first, it won't be easy, but eventually you will see and understand why you had to go through all that you went through. It was preparing you for your destiny. It was all a part of the journey. Tomorrow you will be laughing about all those things you were crying about.

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