In those hard times, it helps to remember that Mr. Rogers believed in you.
And it helps to remember that he wasn’t alone. Hundreds of philosophers through the ages have all believed in your ability to get it done. To rise above your circumstances, above your feelings and insecurities, and be everything that you ever wanted.
True, they didn’t know you personally. No, they didn’t see the mess that’s going on right now. There’s lots that they didn’t know. But maybe they also knew something that you don’t.