Real Stories

One Day

One day, you’ll wake up no longer debating with yourself whether to stay in bed or go back to sleep. You’ll find how wonderful it feels to be alive and to face the new day. Your heart will swell with gratitude and no longer look for the things or people that aren’t in your life anymore. You’ll learn to appreciate what you have realizing that everything you possibly need at this moment is here.

One day, you will no longer feel out of sorts. You won’t need to figure everything out but accept what is and be okay with it.

One day, you won’t feel so tired of trying to fit in. You’ll feel safe and happy where you are, no longer questioning whether you belong. Being yourself is the safest and happiest you’ll ever be, and you’ll feel okay to be different. You’ll be comfortable with your own skin, accepting that your flaws and imperfections are the things that make you unique. It makes you, you.

One day, you will no longer worry if people like you or not. You will not be afraid of your own light. You will finally find your sparkle and continue to fuel it so that you won’t go out. You’ll shine just the way you are, unique and beautiful like a star in the night sky. You’re not threatened of other people’s light, and you’ll be strong enough not to let the world dull your sparkle.

One day, you wont be afraid of the darkness. Instead, you’ll embrace it because when it is darkest that your light shines the brightest. The darkness will no longer be your enemy or something that you avoid at all costs. You’ll learn to accept it as an opportunity to let your light shine through.

One day, you will understand the beauty of solitude. You will know the difference between being alone and being lonely. You wont be afraid to be alone because by then you’ll learn to love your own company and you won’t need anyone to feel happy. You’ll enjoy being in the company of others and still feel okay by yourself.

One day, you no longer feel incomplete. Somehow, you know that even if your heart gets broken, you know you are complete, that you are whole. You no longer fill the holes with temporary fillers but fill all the cracks and creases with love. You would have filled yourself with so much love that it would not only make yourself whole again, but you’d be filled to the brim with so much love that you find it necessary to share that love and not be afraid of ever running out. You will no longer look for someone to complete you because you already are and instead welcome the one who will be able to complement you.

One day, you won’t be afraid of being hurt again. You’ll learn to deeply and completely love and accept yourself, beauty and imperfections. You know how to love yourself without being selfish and not feeling guilty of taking care of yourself first. You’ll understand that in order to be able to love other people you have to learn to love yourself first. You’ll understand that taking care of yourself and well-being is important and healthy.

One day, all these things will come true. You’ll become the person you were meant to be, and if right now you are in the verge of giving up, pause and look how far you’ve come. Don’t throw away everything that you put so much effort into to try achieve or accomplish and to come this far. Look at yourself as a work in progress. Don’t give up dear one. Rest if you must, then move on. Move forward. And never stop until one day everything that you worked for and hoped for and dreamed about will finally come true.

One day, everything will fall into place.

Don’t lose hope. Don’t give up. Live life one day at a time.

Be confident that the day you’ve been waiting for will finally come…one day.


by Penchie Limbo

I'm Penchie from the Philippines, and I'm passionate about writing. Anything that sparks joy, hope, and inspiration goes into my writing. I enjoy quiet moments, a cup of coffee alone, with friends, or loved ones. Eating out or at home is my family's choice of bonding moment.

I try do small things with great love so that everything I do gives honor and glory to God.


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