HOW TO FIND YOUR TREASURE: HERE’S WHERE IT IS

It’s in the mirror. Look closely at the image. The real treasure is YOU. You don’t have to search further. In the cemeteries is buried an enormous treasure of untapped potential—people who never realized their worth. How sad. Don’t be one of them. Dig into your potential and use it. It’s in the love you receive.Cherish the love you receive. To be loved is truly a treasure because love is patient, it’s kind, it always trusts, it always protects, it always perseveres, and it never fails. It’s in the present.The gift of time is a treasure. You have been blessed … Continue reading HOW TO FIND YOUR TREASURE: HERE’S WHERE IT IS

WHEN YOU GET DOWN ON YOURSELF, REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE.

Did you ever have one of those dayswhen you get down on yourselfand you question your worth?You feel inadequate….like you aren’t good enough…like you just don’t fit in.When you do, always remember,no matter what anyone says,or what you think they think,the Law of Humankind says,you are okay just as you are.Whatever you do, do NOTtry to be like someone else.Do NOT become a copy.Always be yourself.Celebrate your uniqueness.That’s what makes you thebeautiful person that you are.After all, you werefearfully and wonderfully made.(Psalm 139:14) Continue reading WHEN YOU GET DOWN ON YOURSELF, REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE.

YOU MATTER – WHO YOU ARE IS EXACTLY ENOUGH

1. You exist and therefore you matter.2. You were born into this world for a reason.3. And the truth is who you are is exactly enough.4 You don’t need more of you.5. Therefore, accept who you are as you are.6. You don’t need anyone’s approval to beanyone different than who you are.7. Your worth doesn’t depend on otherpeople’s acceptance of you. 8. You have worth just as you are.9. You exist and therefore you are valuable.10. You are valuable not because of what you dobut because of who you are.11. Who you are is special. You matter.12. You have a … Continue reading YOU MATTER – WHO YOU ARE IS EXACTLY ENOUGH

WHAT ARE YOU WORTH TODAY?

You were born with worth.Right from the first breath that you tookyou had worth.It’s a giftthat all humans are given at birth.You didn’t earn it.You can’t earn it.It’s a birthright.That’s how you started your life.You can NEVER have less worththan what you started with.The only way you can ever have less worththan what you were given at birth is if you choose to view yourself that way.Your self worth is in your hands.If you choose to view yourselfthrough the eyes of thosewho don’t value you,you will view yourself as having less worth.If you choose to compare your worthto others whom … Continue reading WHAT ARE YOU WORTH TODAY?

YOUR FLAWS CAN MAKE YOU MORE VALUABLE

Kintsugi is the wonderful centuries-oldJapanese art of fixing broken objectswith a special lacquer dusted withpowdered gold,thus adding value to the broken object.It’s based on the idea that inembracing flaws and imperfectionsinstead of hiding or disguising them,you can create an even stronger,more beautiful piece of art.Kintsugi is related to thewonderful Japanese philosophyof wabi-sabi,which calls for seeing beautyin flaws and imperfections.Every break in an object is uniqueand instead of repairing an itemto make it look new, the techniqueactually highlights the “scars.”In the process of repairing objectsthat have cracked or broken,something more unique, beautiful,and resilient is created,even more beautiful than the original.Metaphorically speaking,we … Continue reading YOUR FLAWS CAN MAKE YOU MORE VALUABLE

THE GREAT “I AMs” of an ABUNDANT LIFE

I AM WHOLE – one is a whole number; I feel whole. I AM LOVEABLE – I love who I am and am capable of being loved. I AM STRONG – I can overcome. I AM CONTENT – I appreciate and make do with what I have. I AM VALUABLE – I have worth as a person. I AM KIND – I care about others and give of myself and my means. I AM CAPABLE – I am able to accomplish and achieve. I AM FOCUSED – I have goals, hopes, dreams. I AM COMPASSIONATE – I have unconditional love … Continue reading THE GREAT “I AMs” of an ABUNDANT LIFE

LIKE CHARLIE BROWN, BE YOURSELF

In one of the Charlie Brown cartoons, Charlie says, ”Nobody likes me. Nobody REALLY likes me.” Lucy says, ”I know how you feel, Charlie Brown. You don’t want pity. All you want is a little understanding.” Charlie replies, ”On the contrary, I’ll take all the pity I can get.” One thing about Charlie Brown, he’s honest about his thoughts and feelings. There are no facades,no attempts to look good, no efforts to impress others. He openly expresses what he thinks and feels, and his desire to be liked and appreciated. Charlies Brown is always Charlie Brown. He is who he is— … Continue reading LIKE CHARLIE BROWN, BE YOURSELF