Since I've always been quick with an opinion an old friend once lost and again found suggested that perhaps I should share with more people my commentary. Never being one to pass on a challenge I thought I'd give it a whirl.
Sunday, October 9, 2011
It's All About Believing in Your Own Worth
Of all the lessons we learn in life there is only one we truly need. It is that we are worth what we decide we are worth. No one should decide your value for you but yourself. That isn't an easy thing. We grow up believing we have to live up to the expectations of our family, then as we grow we want to live up to those things we believe our friends want us to be and magazines and society and television. So many directions we get pulled on what we should or shouldn't do, should or shouldn't want and what we should aspire to have in our lives. We start clinging to these things as actual. Happiness comes from realizing though that we are all worth loving and we are all worth getting to know and spending time with. You can't ask for someone to make you happy. Happiness comes from being happy with what you have and who you are. There are things I don't like about myself. I personally think I need to lose more weight and get in better shape, but I know my worth and my value. When as a society we can finally all come together and stop judging each other, stop telling others what they should be and how they should feel and how they should act, then freedom and happiness will exist for peace and harmony and all. Isn't that a nice dream to have of a future where no one decides for you and where we all stop crying wolf and fowl and harm. I'm so tired of people saying their feelings got hurt because someone didn't like what they said or how they dressed or who they were. I'm tired of peole telling us we shouldn't wave the American flag or that we don't have the right to expect our language in this country to be English. If you don't like it that is fine, but toughen up. Diversity is not a bad thing unless it's shoved down your throat and not even a spoonfull of sugar helps that. Live and let live and stop asking for someone to fix your life. You have the power to decide your happiness and to decide to ignore ignorance for the ignorant are truly to be pittied. Look in the mirror and find your worth. You are worth loving. You are worth knowing and life can be good even on the bad days. It's all about belieing in your own worth.