Over the years I have come to the conclusion
that besides my relationship with God, this is the most
important thing I can grasp a hold of in this
lifetime: When you live life trying to be
good enough for everyone else and never feeling
personally valuable everyone else becomes
a standard to be lived up to or a record to break.
When you see people this way, when you
project your personal judgementalism onto
others they become faceless enemies rather
than fellow human beings.
The other problem with this attitude is that
to know God you have to
let down the walls
of your defenses and actually allow Who and What He
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is into your true heart. You cannot do that if
you have not reconciled with yourself who you
are because, in truth, you're hiding from your own
heart. You can't give to someone else, open
to someone else, what is hidden even from your
If I could urge women out there, young women,
old women, teen and tween girls who are just developing
their sense of self and self worth, to one end it would be this; God made you so amazingly unique that He knows how many hairs are on your head. He knows your hurts,
holds all of your tears as precious treasures in a bottle in heaven, has a name for you that He has shared with no one and will share with no one until the day you meet Him face to face. You are not the sum of your experiences.
You are not the results of your pain.
You are a precious Princess and Daughter of the High King of all Kings. Allow yourself to be valued. Allow yourself to be healed. Allow yourself to be loved by the One who carved your name in the palms of His hands.