In our brokenness and wounds we sometimes push those away who actually love us the most. Why is this? There could be many reasons, but sometimes the reason is because their expression of love isn’t the love we crave or want from them. We desire something else.
Just a few deep thoughts that stirred my soul this morning. I spent most of my life listening to my wounds, weaknesses, flaws, and the areas within myself that needed awareness, improvement, and change.
Do you ever feel yourself suffocating from pressures of society? You may feel like you don’t measure up, you’re not pretty enough, you’re not smart enough, you're not talented enough, you’re not successful enough, or you’re not popular enough.
What was the most hurtful thing someone has done to you? We all can easily bring back that painful memory (or series of memories) where someone has deeply wounded us. Perhaps it was an ex fiance, a spouse, a brother, a parent, or your best friend, who hurt you beyond what you thought they were even capable of.
Do you like yourself? Do you look at your reflection in the mirror and smile because you like who you have become and are proud of who she is? Do you like spending time alone where it’s just you left to your own thoughts and feelings? Sadly many do not, and if you’re one of those people who don’t, here’s one simple secret that will help you change those negative thoughts and feelings toward yourself.
I began to see more value in my time once I buckled down and figured out what it was that I actually wanted out of life. I learned this by mapping out my life vision and what I truly valued. Once my values and vision were in align, how I invested my time became a no-brainer. I was all in.