beauty and the beast


She survived the darkness by hiding and believing that she was not good enough and ignored the sound.

One day, a carriage stopped and waited patiently outside, and she lifted her head, mustering her courage, listened, and stood up on her feet.

She took a step and another, then another, until she was in the sunlight, and onto the carriage, ushered by her own voice; “To be humble is not to put yourself down but to love others, and to believe in yourself is not to put yourself above but to know what you’re born to do.”


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