To the One Who’s Forgotten She Matters: 10 Ways to Love Yourself

To the one who’s forgotten she matters. A familiar thought invades: “It doesn’t matter how much you do. It will never be enough.” The leap from feeling a disappointment is as quick as the inhale of breath: “You don’t matter. Your feelings don’t count.” How can loving ourselves squelch the lies that tell us we don’t matter?

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Loving Holley Gerth’s Newest Book: Do You Know You’re Already Amazing?

Book review of Did You Know You're Already Amazing by Holley Gerth.

Some books reach right into your heart, pressing on tender spots tucked out of sight. Currently, I’m reading a brand new devotional from one of my favorite authors, Holley Gerth. As I read, I find myself each chapter. Did You Know You’re Already Amazing: 30 Truths to Set Your Heart Free, is Holley’s devotional companion to You’re Already Amazing.

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Do You Struggle With Confidence?

Why do we struggle with confidence? How many of us feel shame that we struggle with confidence? As if it is the cosmic no-no on the stage of a successful and fulfilling life.

Confidence doesn’t come just for the asking. We cannot simply will ourselves to be confident. Unlike Dorothy and her glittery red slippers, we cannot click our heals and repeat, “I am confident” three times and will ourselves to be confident. We cannot chase inadequacy away with better performance and enhanced looks. For here is the trap–how much is enough? How many affirmations and successes will it take to settle the questions of our souls?

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