To Everyone who quit before the miracle, I feel you, I want to quit all the time, this stuff is hard work; to everyone who couldn't stay clean, I appreciate that staying high is a struggle too; to everyone who did not get to peruse their dream, all the other things you did mattered too; to everyone who tried but failed, yes it is awesome and brave that you dared to try; to everyone who blazed the trail, unseen and unrecognized, yep, the first one through the wall always gets bloodied and I acknowledge what you did; to everyone who did not have the strength to go on, I get it, we are all doing the best we can. The struggle is part of life. You are perfect no matter where you land. You are love and you are loved. As Mother Teresa said " Give the best you have, and it will never be enough. Give your best anyway. In the final analysis, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway."
Here is her whole prayer, a helpful one for me...
"People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you. Be honest and sincere anyway.
What you spend years creating, others could destroy overnight. Create anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, some may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, will often be forgotten. Do good anyway.
Give the best you have, and it will never be enough. Give your best anyway.
In the final analysis, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway."
-this version is credited to Mother Teresa
And now, from mother Teresa to me me me, here's Fur with Beautiful Wreck...