Updated: Feb 28, 2020
“If you feel inadequate to face challenges, unworthy of love or respect, unentitled to happiness, and fear assertive thoughts, wants, or needs- if you lack basic self-trust, self-respect, and self-confidence – your self-esteem deficiency will limit you, no matter what other assets you possess.” -John Maxwell
With 7.7 billion people on this planet, it is easy to feel small and insignificant. If you suffer from health struggles, it is easy to feel small and insignificant. If you suffer from depression, it is easy to feel small and insignificant. If have a disability, it is easy to feel small and insignificant. If you lose a loved-one, it is easy to feel small and insignificant.
“You are the God who sees me.”
Genesis 16:13 Hagar
The God of the universe loves you and sees you! He thinks you are adequate! He thinks you are worthy of love! He thinks you are worthy of respect!
He desires for you to walk in confidence. Knowing you are seen, you are loved and you are significant!
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine as children do. It’s not just in some of us; it is in all of us. And as we let our own lights shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”