Can one story change a life?
Can I tell you a secret?
You story matters. You are the only person on the whole planet who is the unique sum of your experiences, feelings, knowledge, and opinions. All that comes together into your own world-view.
Sure you might catalog and classify your opinions through the lenses of your life like:
- Political party
- Religion (or lack thereof)
- Where you live
Or what you think about marriage, guns, equality, feminism, or the importance of bananas in smoothies.
The point I’m trying to make is that you’re so much than just your labels! There are things you care about – passionately, deeply – that you know you are meant to share with the world.
THIS is your story.
It is the information that only you can share. And it matters.
Your story matters to you (of course!) but more importantly, it matters to the people you’re meant to reach.
Will that be everybody? Of course not! But there are people going through life who need to hear what you have to say – and most of them don’t even know you exist.
So when you keep your story to yourself – using whatever hallucination makes you happy today – who are you really hurting?
When you aren’t sharing the information that can:
- Change a marriage or relationship
- Help someone know they’re not alone, you’ve been there too
- Fix a business, bank account, or retirement plan
- Teach a skill, recipe, or philosophy
You’re hurting the very person YOU’RE meant to help.
Your story matters to you, it matters to that person, and it matters to me. See, MY story is that I’m a word-person, a story-person, a MESSAGE person. My story is to help you take your story and get it out – to share it, to help it have meaning, to help you touch the lives of others.
I know this might feel a bit… emotional. But it’s true and it’s heartfelt. I know this message isn’t as nuts and bolts as what you’ve come to expect from me.
But that doesn’t make it any less important for me to tell you.
YOUR. STORY. MATTERS.
Let’s get started and share it with the world!
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