Didi`s not so secret diary

“Before you were born,
And were still too tiny for
The human eye to see,
You won the race for life
From among 250 million competitors.
And yet,
How fast you have forgotten
Your strength,
When your very existence
Is proof of your greatness.
You were born a winner,
A warrior,
One who defied the odds
By surviving the most gruesome
Battle of them all.

And now that you are a giant,
Why do you even doubt victory
Against smaller numbers,
And wider margins?
The only walls that exist,
Are those you have placed in your mind.
And whatever obstacles you conceive,
Exist only because you have forgotten
What you have already

― Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

13 responses to “Remember Your Greatness”

  1. Jenni Avatar

    Wise words! Very inspiring xx

    1. Didi Avatar

      We need a little inspiration at a time like this.💜💜💜💜💜

  2. Rayo Avatar

    I love this poem, very inspiring. Thank you❤️

    1. Didi Avatar

      I’m glad you like it as much as I do💜💜💜💜💜💜

    1. Didi Avatar


  3. beingzoe1 Avatar

    Such powerful, inspiring words

    1. Didi Avatar

      I’m glad you like it. I love it too 💜💜💜💜💜

  4. short-prose-fiction Avatar

    beautiful and inspiring

  5. Eve Dawes Avatar
    Eve Dawes

    Great daily reminder!

    1. Didi Avatar

      Yes,we need that sometimes 🤗🤗🤗

  6. A Capone Connection Avatar

    This is the most inspiring thing I have read in a long time. It made me tear up. Too often we focus on where we have to go instead of how far we have already come. Thank you for sharing. I think it’s truly amazing work!

    1. Didi Avatar

      Yes,I agree  Suzy Kassem is amazing,her words touched me too. I hope that anyone who reads will find inspiration in these words like you and me.💜💜💜💜💜💜

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