Alex, the author of I’m Only Human After All, is a young visionary who has touched the lives of many through his reflective and inspirational writing.
You’ll only go as far as you’re willing to travel. ~ Alex Rogers
If today were my last day on earth, the words I would share wouldn’t necessarily be something that hasn’t been said before, only something simply forgotten, more or less, buried, tucked away, locked inside our hearts.
It’s a message that we have all heard: a creed that we’ve all sworn to at some time in our lives. A burning desire that was placed in us a birth. I’m referring to our purpose and the power that it holds once it is embraced and acted upon.
If today were my last day on earth, my only regret in this life would be that for too long I was afraid. Deep down I knew that I was destined for something, but more often than not I found myself hesitant towards what I knew I was called to do. In my mind it was always some fallacy holding me back. It was always something negligible as the scapegoat.
For some time these irrational binds forged a strong hold in my mind, blinding me from the vision I once had for myself. Things started to get foggy, and I started to find myself drifting aimlessly in life… that is, until I determined that I had enough. I was tired of being limited by my fears, other people’s opinions, and my own negative self-talk.
Through this life I have come to understand that fear is natural. It’s there to protect us and to ensure our survival. At times, fear is good. It’s rational to have a fear of heights or a fear of drowning. Fearing your destiny… not so much.
After my initial plunge into the unknown, things didn’t change overnight. I was still uneasy about my next move. The only difference from back then and where I am now is that I refuse to let fear inhibit me.
“For no reason should you fear what you should become.”
That was a lesson I had to come to terms with throughout my life, and is the final message I would pass along to others. For no reason should we inhibit ourselves with limiting beliefs. No one is “average”. We are all brilliant and filled to the brim with potential.
Instead of thinking “Why me?” think “Why not me?”. We were all put on this planet for a specific purpose. Unleash your brilliance to the world. Find your passion and change the world. Don’t be afraid to make a difference. When we follow our aspirations, it gives leeway to blessings from above that are incomprehensible. Enjoy life, do what you love, be confident in your abilities, and remember the golden rule.
You’ll only go as far as you’re willing to travel.