She slowly comes into view.
Happy. Content. Peaceful.
You’ve been through it all. And now you’re there. He’s there with you. The one you thought you missed.
The one you thought you’d never find.
The one you never dared to believe could find you.
And of course he found you.
How could he not?
All those things you thought were taking you away from all chances of ever finding him. They’re how he found you!
You don’t know how long you’ve been staring at them until you see her catch your eye. She walks over to you.
“Hi, Beautiful,” she whispers. “I’ve been waiting for you. Come with me. I want you to meet someone.” She motions him over now as he walks towards you, smiling a knowing smile at you.
You knew. You always knew!
He’s everything you ever wanted in a man – and more than you could have ever known you'd need.
More than a type. More than a look. More than a dream.
His gentle eyes. His welcoming smile. His strong arms that can carry you through anything. His calm presence that grounds you. He’s everything you thought you’d lost that you’d never, ever find again. He's everything you've never known before.
She turns to you.
“See, honey? They weren’t all taken. You haven’t missed your chance. He was right here, waiting.
Waiting for you all along.”
She tells you the story of how they met. The beautiful story of two people looking for each other in all the wrong places, finally figuring out what they were looking for and finding it in each other.
No scarcity. No missed chances. Just two people on the same page looking for the same thing reflected back in each other’s souls.
“This one’s real,” she tells you. “Not like all the others we thought were real, who led us to believe they could one day be real.”
“I couldn’t wait to tell you,” she says, “But I knew you had to be ready or you’d never believe me.”
"I've got to go," she says, as she turns to leave. With a look over her shoulder, she calls back.
“You’ll see. You don’t have to worry. You don’t have to be afraid. It all works out. Better than you could have ever imagined.”
With a wave, she’s off. Back to her life filled with love, full of happiness, the way your life has always been meant to be.
She’s you, Beautiful.
That’s your future self telling you that it's going to be alright.
She’s showing you what’s ahead, how much more there is to look forward to. How much more there is still to come than what you can see right now.
And here’s the most beautiful part of all of this. Know why this resonates so much with you? Why it brings you to tears in a way you can’t quite explain?
Because you know.
No matter how far off this seems, or how unbelievable it feels from where you are right now, there’s something deep within you that knows, that believes, that knows beyond the shadow of a doubt that this is exactly what’s still to come for you!
You know the truth. Deep down you know it’s all right there waiting for you.
“Don’t give up,” she says. “There’s so much more to come that you can’t know now. But you will. So much more than you’ve been settling for. So much more than what you think you deserve right now.”
You turn and walk back to your own life. You’ve seen what you need to see. You’ve gotten the proof you needed.
Take those thoughts that it could be any different, that what you have now could be all there is. Take each and every one of those thoughts and let them go.
That’s your old story. This is the new.
You can trust that everything is unfolding exactly as it should be. For you.