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So, Dear Friend, Take a Deep Breath, Knowing You're Not a Minute Behind Schedule

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I heard it takes eighteen months for certain whales to be born, but butterflies can hatch in three weeks.

I graduated college in four years. My friend dropped out.

Another friend took SO many college-level classes in high school, she graduated and had a job before she could celebrate with wine.

When J.K. Rowling was 29, she was living on food stamps, manually typing every single book manuscript to pitch to publishers because she couldn’t afford to photocopy.

That manuscript was rejected dozens of times.

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It takes Mars 687 days to orbit the sun. Jupiter? 12 years.

We didn’t hear much about Jesus until he turned 30.

Jehoash was 7 years old when he was crowned King of Israel.

Sarah was 90 years old when she had her first son, Isaac.

I got married when I was 24. Todd was 29.

Anne Frank had 15 years on this earth.

Leonardo da Vinci was 51 when he painted the Mona Lisa.

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So, dear friend, take a deep breath, knowing you’re not a minute behind schedule.

You’ve come so far, and have quite an adventure ahead.

Take a deep breath and release your heart’s tug towards envy.

Your blueprint is not hers to follow.

Your story is a fresh expression of the Divine.

Take a deep breath and step forward.

Grace and glory will meet you at every turn.

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