Take a second and think about all the things you believe in. You believe in your wife. You think she's the most amazing person in the world. You believe in your kids. You believe in your family. You try your hardest to believe in your friends. You believe in your faith. The one thing you left out, was yourself.
Remember when you were younger? Remember when you had all the faith, and hope in the world? You didn't have rock star dreams. You just wanted something you could hold with your hands. Something tangible, to show to people, look at what I'm doing. Nothing was going to stop you from that.
Ask yourself the question "any regrets?" A few years ago you would have said "no way," now it's "yeah, you'd change a few things." You feel like you have this black cloud hanging over your head. You're starting to feel a little bit like a failure. You know your family and your friends would never let you believe it, but it's hard not to think that way sometimes.
So the question is, "what are you going to do about it?" Are you going to be Ted Mosby, and take the leap? Or will you just turn on the television, or Madden, until you forget about it again. You've swept so many things under the rug I'd say you're a pro now.
I heard an old story, in a whole new light. You know the story where Jesus walks on water. The moral of the story is that even in your storms he's always there for you. Peter was so scared when Jesus said to come to him. Peter says "tell me to come to you, show me that I can." Then Peter walks on the water. Maybe the other side of the story is to show you that Jesus has just as much faith in you, as you do in him. Maybe your family and friends believe in you just as much as you do them. Maybe you're on the right path, you just haven't reached the end.
Remember when you were a kid...and had all the hope in the world...
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