This is another great message. We all need to take time to practice self-love and caring for ourselves is an important way to do this. In all we do for others, it’s important to put ourselves first so that we CAN help others and accomplish all of our own goals.
Recognising when I need self love.
I have lost count of the number of times I have found myself bent over a snoring child, in the darkness of a quiet bedroom, showering her face with butterfly kisses while tears stream down my face. My heart filled with regret after a day that I have been overly negative or critical; nagged, berated and yelled too much. I make heartfelt promises to be a better mom tomorrow and beg for her understanding and forgiveness. My child stirs. I accept this as an acknowledgement that she has heard my confession. I sit on the floor, in silence, as the weight of guilt lifts gradually from my aching shoulders. Eventually I get up, walk away slowly and close the door behind me, gently.
I don’t always have great days. It is especially on these exhausted evenings that I am reminded about balancing my passion with…
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