Archive for June 27th, 2011

Stop Being a Caterpillar

“How does one become a butterfly?” she asked.

“You must want to fly so much, you are willing to give up being a caterpillar! (Trina Paulus ~ Hope for the Flowers).

We remain ‘caterpillars’ when

* We get so caught up with the everyday work that we forget that we’re made for greater things.

* We dream small because we’re too scared of the consequences of dreaming great dreams.

* We stick to old ways of doing things because the routine is so familiar, any change will make us insecure.

* We hold on to a relationship that doesn’t let us grow, because we’re frightened that if we let it go, we’ll be unloved.

* We don’t admit our mistakes, and move on, because we fear that people will not like us if they know the ‘real’ person.

* We keep saying ‘Yes’ even when we don’t want to, because we’d rather be popular than happy.

* We hide our talents because we’re afraid that people

* We don’t admit our mistakes, and move on, because we fear that people will not like us if they know the ‘real’ person.

* We keep saying  might laugh at us when we showcase them.

The list could go on….

Most often we’re afraid to risk losing our comfort zone and end up dying a caterpillar, when we’re meant to be beautiful butterflies!

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