This lovely post from a dear friend teaches us to define ourselves by what God says to be true about us and not limit ourselves to the perspective of the people around us because this also depends on who they are. She continues to encourage us to love ourselves as we are from her wonderful experience and growth. Check out her page to read more about misconceptions on ” Be Still”

Through the Stillness

DSC_0541The way someone sees you says more about them than you.  

I didn’t always think this way.  I used to think it was me.  I must have done or said something. There must be something wrong with me. But I’ve come to realize how wrong I was.  I’m not perfect. You are not perfect either. I sometimes do say or do things that people don’t like…as do you.

You see, I needed to stop caring so much about trying to please others. I needed to embrace all of me, even the parts of me that may be annoying.  It sounds funny saying that outside of my mind, but it is true. Embracing all of me doesn’t mean I don’t try to work on bettering myself.  It doesn’t mean I never apologize, because I do.  I am a person that allows “I’m sorry” to flow out of my mouth on…

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