Tag Archives: self-love

So Tiny

So tiny am I, how can You possibly know I am here, not even a dot on the vastness of life. Yet, You know the number of hairs on my head, each tear that I shed, so great is Your … Continue reading

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Loving Ourselves

How can you see love in others when you see it not in yourself? First you must love yourself, next you must learn to love others. Then, you can begin to love our Creator, who has loved you from the … Continue reading

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Not Good Enough

I feel impure, not quite good enough, unworthy to serve. The root of Darkness is the human who looks without seeing. It is a time of unspeakable Darkness, great suffering, infinite misery. To be purified, you need only serve with … Continue reading

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Looking for Beauty

Seldom do I need you to point out my errors for I am very aware of my failures. Rather, tell me what I do that pleases you and I will strive harder to succeed again and again. Do you love … Continue reading

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Mirror of Truth

Half-mast eye lids; the unseeing gaze of death matches your cold heart. Why do you turn from me when I declare my love for you? Is it such a valueless trifle? Oh, mirror, you wound my soul.

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For the Love of Me

We sometimes forget that the commandment, “Love thy neighbor as thyself,” says that we must love ourselves first before we can love others. But what does it mean to love one’s self? It means having the humility to admit when … Continue reading

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Body Beautiful

How amazing are our bodies, a fine piece of craftsmanship, able to function with precision in spite of our  abuse and neglect. How blind is our self-hate. Oh, rare jewel, your thighs are not too fat, too thin, too flabby. … Continue reading

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Your Love Song

Sing a love song to yourself so others will learn how to love you, too. If we can not love ourselves, how can we expect others to love us?

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Snippets from Source #11

I give you full permission to be selfish. If you treated yourself as well as you treat others, your life would be a lot easier. You are worth it, you know. I made you; how bad could you be? Your … Continue reading

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Me

Me Self love is not selfish. Self love is self respect. Today I will take care of me. I will learn that I am worthy of love. Before I can love others, I must learn to love me. Self sacrifice … Continue reading

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Self Love

How do we learn to love ourselves? How harshly we judge our bodies, our actions, our thoughts. We don masks, keep secrets, tell lies, and feed the worm of self-hate. How ironic is this self-deprecation when, in truth, regardless of … Continue reading

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Self-Love

Be kind to yourself. It is not noble to give to others and ignore your own needs. Foolish are those who, because of their need for approval, become slaves for others neglecting their own personal and spiritual health. Rest, eat … Continue reading

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