No longer are you to scold yourself. Now you are to uphold yourself. Even if you drop a treasured dish, congratulate yourself. Be happy. One less dish to wash, to think of, to worry about. Think more of yourself than you do a dish.
Think more of yourself. Favor yourself. Listen to this, beloveds. The less you fault yourself, the less will others fault you.
Have you not pounced on your perceived faults? Haven't you done that? I am telling you that you have overdone that. You have faulted yourself way too much.
You may complain that other people discount you. You have discounted yourself. You have been like that figure in Greek mythology who climbed the mountain only to slip back time and time again. He never could quite reach the top. In your perception, that's you in a nutshell.
Now you are going to be a great friend to yourself. Would you talk to your good friend the way you talk to yourself? Are you your own good friend, or are you an instigator?… Read the rest