Why it’s so hard to love yourself, and how to start
I heard a talk the other day about self-worth. The speaker was saying that it’s almost as though we are born into a world in which we are constantly getting labels slapped onto us by others. Our parents, our friends, our family, and people that we don’t even know. Each person from the outside looking in coming up with their label to put on us.
Some are kind, some are true… but so many of them are lies. Negativity. Hurt. Judgment. Misunderstanding. Labels, slapped onto us without our permission. And sometimes, we carry them so long that we believe what they say. Sometimes, we allow them to define us.
I think sometimes it is so hard to love ourselves…because we have believed what the labels have been telling us. The truth is that God came to rip off all the labels that have been placed upon us, and start teaching us the truth about who we are- who He has made us to be. READ MORE…