The world rewards courage with beauty. Growing pains are hard and giving birth to the song that is in my heart is testing my strength. Risking it all and putting my heart on the line is uncomfortable and the unknown of the journey can be overwhelming. I am living this. But the magic in this world understands this and recognizes my bravery and says, I see you and I am in awe of what you are willing to go through to give birth. The most beautiful complete double rainbow awaited me in the sky out my front door at the end of my first big day of following my heart. Believe in the magic.

The above is excerpted from Empowered: The Woman’s Guide to Following Your Heart