28 Mar 2016

What If You Were Kind Instead of Critical to Yourself Today?

What if you didn’t listen to the mean girl in your head today?

What if, instead, you decided to be kind to yourself today?

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What if you looked in the mirror and smiled? Instead of counted gray hairs and wrinkles.

What if you didn’t step onto the scale? What if, instead, you stepped into the middle of your floor and spun fast and loud to the music blaring joy out the loud speakers?

What if you counted the number of times God says He is with you? With you. Not sometimes, not when you’ve got it all together. Not when you’ve lost that weight, succeeded at that job, tamed that child.

Just with you. Period.

280 times.

What if you remembered who you really are? Not who the magazines, the commercials, the media tell you you’re supposed to be.

What if you remembered and stopped criticizing yourself?

What would that look like? Click here to keep reading this post over on (in)courage today.

 

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