December 2

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December 2

Today's Thought
You are reading from the book Today's Gift.

When one is a stranger to oneself, then one is estranged from others, too.
--Anne Morrow Lindbergh

There's a person inside each of us just itching to be known and loved. But if we don't get to know and love that person, how can we expect anyone else to know us?

That's why it's so important to spend time alone getting acquainted with ourselves. And how do we do that? We can sit quietly with ourselves, thinking and listening. Then we can write our thoughts in a journal, or we can draw or paint them. If we play a musical instrument, we can put our thoughts and feelings into music.

When we make the time and effort to know ourselves, it encourages others to want to know us, too. Since everything we do and feel begins inside us, we must feel good about ourselves in order to feel good about anything else. What wonders we are, that we have all the power we need to make our world a happy one!

Now, all we have to do is to stop gaming, so we can spend time to get to know ourselves, like we knew our character! Life is better, when I know me.

Liz Woolley