Speaking of sacrifice…..Over 45 million turkeyswill be sacrificed this yearfor the feast of Thanksgiving.45 million turkeyswill give their livesfor simply being….a turkey.May we all learn to appreciate those who have sacrificed for us.Some have made the ultimatesacrifice for you.And throughout your entire lifepeople have sacrificedpieces of their life for you.Consider the number of sacrifices that have been made for you.45 million?Sacrifice means you are loved.You are worth it.Love that is trueis selfless.It is willing tosacrifice. Continue reading APPRECIATE THE SACRIFICES THAT HAVE BEEN MADE FOR YOU
Do you know your value?You are the sunrise in each morning.You are the music that stirs the soul.You are the majesty of the mountains,the fragrance of beautiful flowers.You are the golden glow of sunsets,the soothing sounds of the sea.If only you had the abilityto see yourself through my eyes,only then would you realizehow special, how valuable you are. Continue reading HOW MUCH ARE YOU WORTH?
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.
There can only be one original of anything.Down through the centuries original paintingsby the great masters have always beenconsidered to have great value.Large sums of money are paid bycollectors for an original.Copies are often made of the originalsbut they do not have the same value.You also are an original.You are a masterpiece.And you too have great value.There is no one else like you.You are one of a kind….unique.Priceless.You are a beautiful creation.You have been wonderfully madeby the Master Craftsman.Everything about you is special.Celebrate your uniqueness.Appreciate your valueBelieve in your worth.Always be who you are.Take note of this wise saying:”You were … Continue reading YOU ARE AN ORIGINAL OF GREAT VALUE – DON’T BE A COPY
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
Some days I feel defective,like I’m flawed….imperfect.Like there’s something wrong with me.Like I’m not good enough.I doubt my value.I question my worth.I feel less than whole.It’s at this point thatI sit myself down and have aserious dialogue with myself.I say…..Self, STOP all the negative talkand get this straight:This is NOT about what othersdo or do not think about you.This is NOT how youcompare yourself with others.This is about YOU.This is about whatYOU are doing to yourself.So, STOP the negativesand get with the positives.Get with what’s TRUE.What’s true is that you are WHOLE.You are not defective.Wholeness has nothing to do witha … Continue reading I AM WHOLE – A DIALOGUE WITH SELF
In the mirror I see me.I like to seeme.You see, I like me.I am who I am.Yes I am.I like who I am.How glad I am me.I try to bethe best of me.The best, the very bestI can be.You see,there’s a lot to bein me.Yes, yet to be.But today, todayI am all me.I am who I am.I like who I am.I like who I see.I like….ME. Continue reading I LIKE ME
If you’re like most people,you think about how you can bea good friend to others.But you spend little time thinking about how to be your own best friend.What’s interesting is that no one teachesyou how to be a friend to yourself.So how do you do it?You start by loving yourself.Perhaps that sounds trite but,in case you forgot,it’s the third part of what is calledThe Great Commandments:”Love God and love your neighborAS YOURSELF.”Right there it is…….AS YOURSELF.You can’t ignore it…..LOVE YOURSELF.Therefore, you accept yourself as you are,imperfections and all.You like who you are.You give yourself freedom to be yourself.You don’t try to … Continue reading HOW TO BE YOUR OWN BEST FRIEND
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?
STAND TALL.BE PROUD.Look back at that pointearlier in your life,that place you once were,and feel proud of your progress.You’ve come a long way.You’re doing better thanyou think you are.Give yourself credit,even if no one else does.Your opinion is what counts.Stand tall.Hold your head up.Refuse to look down on yourself.Refuse to question your value.Walk tall.Keep taking steps.Keep walking forward.One step at a time.You’re making progress.Stand tall.Be proud.You’re doing fine . Continue reading STAND TALL, BE PROUD, YOU’RE MAKING PROGRESS