Throughout the many battles you have been through in your life, those battles have left behind scars. Scars to prove that you went through the battle - you got up, showed up & conquered.
Many warrior women try to hide their scars or pretend that the don't exist. ashamed or embarrassed - thinking those are the battles that shouldn't be talked about.
Hiding those scars don't make them go away. Those scars are there to remind you that you went through the battle and survived – they made you a stronger, wiser warrior.
Those deep scars can be anything from a bad relationship, tremendous loss or childhood traumas - they are still there. Even if you have healed from them - they still remain. A little faded like the distant memory from the past.
I don’t know about you, but I tune into music during battles. It has a way of changing your feeling and perspective at times when you need it the most. When it comes to talking about battle scars – I always turn to Alessia Cara - Scars to Your Beautiful
So to all the girls that's hurting
Let me be your mirror
Help you see a little bit clearer
The light that shines within
But there's a hope that's waiting for you in the dark
You should know you're beautiful just the way you are
And you don't have to change a thing, the world can change its heart
Scars to your beautiful, we're stars and we're beautiful
The scars make you the beautiful, strong warrior that you are. The warrior you were meant to be so wear those scars loud and proud - don't ever hide them. They are a part of your warrior story - your unique warrior story. Sharing how you got them and what you learned can only help connect other warriors to you so that they know they are not alone. Own those scars beautiful warrior - don't let them own you.
Life is What You Choose