Updated: Aug 10, 2021
If you are reading this, it's because this message is destined for you.
I am here to show you a new perspective and outlook on what it means to be an underdog and why it is actually a blessing in disguise.
An underdog is essentially a late bloomer who has a lot to offer. Think of it as this big tree that takes a long time to grow, but that yields so much more fruits in return.
As the underdog, you have often been overlooked, brought down, been depleted of your self-confidence and self-esteem, thinking that what you are is less than enough, or that there are so many people who are way more gifted, skilled and experienced than you.
Here's the thing though, when you go through so many roadblocks and challenges to get to where you wanna be, to get to that point where you are recognized for the amazingly gifted person that you are, you are actually building key ingredients that are essential for long-term success and that are very hard to get otherwise. What you are building is resilience, passion, discipline, patience, determination, humility, faith, wisdom, and most importantly the heart, the soul and the fuel that it takes to accomplish great things. You also become a huge inspiration for everybody that goes down the same path as you.
You become successful, not because of your innate or born talent, but because you had the brave heart, the passion, the faith and determination to become the person you've always envisioned to be.
It is also very important to realize that everyone's journey is different and unique. Every individual has a different life purpose and life lessons to learn and therefore, every individual has a unique path to take on their journey on Earth.
While a young prodigy or an individual who gets a lot of recognition and praise early in life is very impressive and mesmerizing, an underdog's grit and resilience is very inspiring, admirable and uplifting.
She or he might also go even further down the road because they do not take anything for granted, and they have so much more fuel that burns for their passion.
Therefore, an underdog takes more time to build something great, but their journey and impact on humanity has the potential to last much longer and to be much bigger. They also go on and become great leaders because of the wisdom, humility and resilience that they build.
This is why being an underdog might actually be a blessing in disguise, and remember: "Great things come to those who wait'', and also: great things come to those who have faith and who trust in the process.
- The Messenger of Luv