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Today's gift 1/31


We can secure other people's approval, if we do right and try hard; but our own is worth a hundred of it. . . .
--Mark Twain

There was once a young girl who thought that if only she tried a little harder, she could please her parents; if only she were prettier, her friends would like her better. She tried constantly to gain their approval. Sometimes they said they liked her, and sometimes they didn't.

Then one night a fairy came to her in a dream and told her, "You are fine just the way you are. You don't have to change. I want you to start noticing your own beauty and loving yourself exactly the way you are."

Doing what the fairy suggested--giving love and approval to herself--wasn't easy, but she found that when she did it she felt a peace that was not dependent on what others thought. She thanked her fairy for caring enough to come and give her such wise advice.

What are some things I like about myself?


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Thanks for the posts, Rick. You continue to post exactly what I need to hear. For me, it's always about "First Things First" - I'll always be an alcoholic & but for the grace of God & the fellowship, I'm sober today. Thx, Pat B

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