A very positive and thoughtful post.
Betsy and Rachel are close friends. Betsy dreams of becoming the next great illustrator and to work for major children publishing houses. Yet, whenever anyone would compliment Betsy on how skilled she is Rachel would always put her down. She would say things like “Get Real Betsy! You will never be the next great illustrator. You can draw, but your drawings aren’t all that.” It would really bother Betsy to hear her friend disregard her dreams. It bothered Betsy to the point where at times she would believe the crap that came out of Rachel’s mouth and wonder if she really had what it took to make her dream a reality.
Like Betsy, you must realize that this is your life. You may not be able to control all the things people do or say…
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