Tracie has a truly wonderful talent for photography and I’ve greatly enjoyed clicking each day on her new posts to view what she has captured through the lens of her camera. But today’s post was somewhat different. She included a straight from the heart, honest, soul searing message that I found captivating…and True. I hope you not enjoy reading, but also take it to heart.
Thank you Tracie…you hit the proverbial nail with force.
Maybe because it is listed amongst the 7 deadly sins…. and in some cases considered the worst amongst them…. that Pride gets a pretty bad wrap.
I think this is wrong. Not only is it wrong but it is downright damaging.
There is SO much talk about low self esteem… countless books are written about it… programs dedicated to it. I can’t even tell you the money I have spent, the hours and hours of my life I have allotted to the “Self Help” movement over the decades. All in an attempt to feel better about myself…. to feel better about ourselves. And all the while we have society in general telling us the exact opposite.
It is not socially acceptable to like yourself, let alone LOVE yourself.
It is not socially acceptable to be proud of your achievements.
And it’s downright blasphemous to actually brag of that which you…
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