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Don't Deprive the World

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

I know this really amazing person. He's got everything going for him. He has a beautiful family, he's got a great job, musically talented and many gifts. He frequently gets down on himself. It's easy for me to look from the outside in and wonder how can this be? It looks like everything is as it should be.

Flipside the mirror around and I am looking at me. I am the first one to find so many flaws that most would overlook. Overloaded with flaws to the minutest degree. And then, lately, there is something else. A profound and significant understanding that I am just as remarkably special as those I hold in high esteem.

Here's the thing. We are all beautiful. We all have gifts and contributions to make. If you are not so sure about yourself, think of the world. Don't deprive the world of getting to know you and all that you bring. YOu are just as wonderful, just as giving, just as lovely as the next person.

The world awaits and it is a little more beautiful because you are in it. and me too.
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CUBBYMAMMA 11/4/2012 7:37AM

    this is wonderful -thanks for writing it!

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JEN_BACK2BASICS 11/2/2012 11:16AM

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Great message!! Thanks for the reminder.

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TEDDYBEARGIRL 11/1/2012 3:44PM

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QUILTINGB52 11/1/2012 2:34PM

    Ah yes, sometimes we are our own worst enemies. Finding self-worth and respecting ourselves helps us to become more aware that WE are just as beautiful as our neighbors!

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_KATHY_ 11/1/2012 1:56PM

    Absolutely. emoticon

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MAVERICK59 11/1/2012 12:46AM

    What a very special perspective you have Mar.
We are so lucky to have you as part of our world.

Hugs,
Belinda

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MAMADWARF 10/31/2012 11:00PM

    Love this! Thank YOU!

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DIFROMWYOMING 10/31/2012 10:52PM

    Love it, Mar.

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CMRAND54 10/31/2012 10:13PM

    Great blog! My son needs to read this today. He is so discouraged about not finding a job. He's a wonderful, intelligent person. I wish he could see that about himself.

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NORWOODGIRL 10/31/2012 5:38PM

    This is a lovely, thoughtful post. Thank you.

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OLIVIANIGHT 10/31/2012 4:50PM

    I have a friend who is ALWAYS down on herself about everything. I feel like I spend most of my time lifting her back up again. But I never put the same effort into lifting myself up. Thanks for pointing out that I need to be positive to myself too : )

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DOODIE59 10/31/2012 3:51PM

    Very lovely words. A thought to ponder:)
Have a great one!
Deirdre

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RAINBOWFALLS 10/31/2012 3:07PM

    Great thoughts!

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LHLADY517 10/31/2012 2:54PM

    So true

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NOTABOUTHEFACE 10/31/2012 2:49PM

    Beautiful! Just like you!

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ALWYS-LKN-UP 10/31/2012 2:42PM

    That was beautifully written from a beautiful person!! Thank you for sharing!!

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NIKKICOLE83 10/31/2012 2:30PM

    That is so true. We are so quick to uplift our neighbor and forget how awesome we are, flaws and all.

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