Madelyn (Carolina Girl)

United States

I am a senior in high school. I have been on WTW since 8th grade. I am a Christian and am politically conservative. I believe that I can be friends and love anyone despite their beliefs. The world needs more love and encouragement, be that change.

Message to Readers

I saw another writer write something about them feeling like a bad person. I wanted to write something to make people aware you are not a bad person!!!! You will mess up and it is ok! You are loved. You matter. The point is to learn from our mistakes and try to do better to become better people.

He simply labels you as loved

December 30, 2020

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I think it ought to be learned
That mistakes are lessons we must be taught 
Mistakes do not corrode your character
But erode your lack of understanding
We are to learn from the past
We are to grow
Plants do not grow without rain
Therefore humans can not grow without pain
Mistakes make you human
For you are not a bad person
You are someone who is growing through life like a leaf floating down a river
Blindly following the current
Wondering what you will become
Wondering who you are
And wondering if you take the wrong turn around the bend if you will be labeled as bad
The idea of being seen as bad makes us feel quite sad
But I promise you mistakes are normal
Take your chances in life
If you mess up and someone gets hurt simply do better next time
Don't label yourself as a bad person
For mistakes can be healed, forgotten and forgiven by God
If He can forget your mistakes and forgive you
Perhaps you should as well
For He doesn't label you as a bad person
He simply labels you as loved. 

 

 

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9 Comments
  • madeline3.14159

    such an important message! we're all born bad people and we can't help it. but the other thing we can't help is the way he loves us more than anything despite our faults.


    about 2 months ago
  • Tushar Mandhan

    yes, everyone deserves to be loved.


    2 months ago
  • Love, Rose

    wow this is amazing - such a important message - well done


    2 months ago
  • hi i'm jackson ;)

    oooo i like this, a very important message!


    2 months ago
  • ??? (on hiatus)

    I really needed this. Thank you so, so, SO much for such a wonderful piece <3 I don't think i can thank you enough for this <3 :)))


    2 months ago
  • (sk)eyesofocher

    HHHHH WHY IS THIS SO GOOD
    re: yes I am back--for now anyway! I would love to get to know you^^


    2 months ago
  • Rohan’s Defender

    Re: well, awesome job there!! :) :) I very much look forward to reading more of your writing!!


    2 months ago
  • AJ - Izzy

    re: thank you so much, I would love to read more of your writing :)
    This is... this is amazing. It's something we all need to hear, I believe, and I think I needed this reminder, so thank you dearly <3


    2 months ago
  • Rohan’s Defender

    *clapping* YES YES YES YES THIS IS WONDERFUL!! All you have to do is decide to do your best, and ask Him to help you do better! If you give your best, that is all He wants. This is amazing!! I loveeee ittt sooo muchhhhh!!!!!!!! It’s a gorgeous understanding of what human nature makes us feel, and what God thinks about our actions. Thank you for writing this!!!


    2 months ago