Guys!! Moana is on Netflix!! Do you realize how important this is?? Now no one has an excuse to not watch it. If you don't have Netflix, find a friend who does and watch it with them (hit me up guys, I'm always down for movies & friends). So the other day I was watching Moana and I realized how freaking good the message was!!
First of all, we've got a teenage girl who's absolutely killing it in life. She's not a princess, doesn't need to be saved by a man, and she's just doing what she needs to do to help the people she loves. That's my goal in life, so Moana is basically the greatest role model ever for me. But the most important thing to me was how Moana listened to her calling and FOLLOWED it.
Moana always felt drawn to the ocean, and one day she just decided to go out there. She set her mind to a goal and accomplished it. And you, my friend, must do the same. If something is constantly tugging on your heart, listen to it. It's there for a reason. I believe we all have a purpose in life, and that tugging on your heart is trying to show you what your purpose is.
If you feel compelled to do something, listen to it. If you are constantly thinking, wow, doing this would help make the world a better place, than do it!!! If you feel like starting a blog could help you help others, do it! If you see something happening that hurts your heart, find out what you can do to fix it. Find something that is important to you, something that is calling you, and let it lead you. You have a purpose in life, and it is your responsibility to follow it. It may be big or it may be small, but either way it is important. Follow what your heart tells you to do. Put yourself out there.
Don't let others tell you what you can and can't do. If something is important to you, don't let others tell you it isn't important. You could have the opportunity to make amazing changes in other's lives, and you can't throw that away just because others don't agree. Don't let anyone tell you what you're supposed to do with your life, because it is YOUR life and YOUR decision. If you feel compelled to do something. do it. It might not change everyone's world, but it may change someone's world. Focus on changing individual lives. You could have the opportunity to change their whole outlook on life. Never underestimate how much a kind word could help someone. I don't want to sound boastful, but people have told me they've cried after reading my articles because they needed them so badly. Just think, you could have that same positive impact on others. So yeah, you may not reach everyone with what you're doing, but its the individual life changes you have the capability to make that makes the whole process worthwhile.
On the opposite side, if someone has changed your world for the better, TELL THEM!! You never know how much your encouragement may mean to them. Sometimes it's hard to know if what you're doing is actually having the results you would have hoped it to have, so any encouragement to keep going feels absolutely amazing.
I hope this article has encouraged you guys to keep going. Never give up on where you feel compelled to go. Don't turn your back on your purpose because people tell you to. Hang on to the difference you can make in someone's life. It can be as small as compliment, or as big as a mission trip. Either way, it's important and it is making the world a better place, so don't get discouraged. Let's make the world a better place by helping others and changing lives. Keep on keepin' on, my friend!
Thank you so much for reading!! See ya later! <3