You Aren’t a Wasn’t

 M.J. has liked the book, Happy Birthday to You by Dr. Seuss recently.  There is a part that says if you hadn’t been born you might be a wasn’t (paraphrasing).  This is obviously just silly rhyming, but this part made me think, how often have I felt like a “wasn’t”? I have had low self-esteem …

Embrace Your Beauty

Have you ever looked in a mirror And wondered why you are here? Have you looked at your face with disgust And wondered if you should just Kill yourself? Wanting to be someone else Hating the face you see Feeling so ugly Wishing to be 20 pounds thinner Thinking will I ever look like her? …

God Uses Broken People

Have you ever felt broken?  Have you ever felt like there’s no way God could use you?  Maybe that there’s no way God could even love you?  I have felt unlovable.  No matter how you feel, God loves you.  Even if people have told you that don’t deserve love.  Even if people have treated you …

You Are Not Your Illness

The monster in your brain Causes so much pain The monster’s not you It’s kind of like the flu Except it may not go away Your monster could be here to stay It can be shrunk in size Therapy saves so many lives Medication need not cause shame It can help so much with the …

Love Your Neighbor AS YOURSELF

I have struggled with low self-esteem from a young age.  When I got older I started to think it was selfish to love myself.  I am supposed to love everyone else.  I want to help everyone.  I’m sure if you’ve read my blog or if you know me that you know I still want to …

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