The Merriam Webster Dictionary define self-esteem as a “feeling of having respect for yourself and your abilities” Many time we look at someone’s achievement and say “I am so proud of you” “I respect and admire you” So now let me ask you, how many time have you take a look at yourself and tell yourself “I’m proud of you” “I give you a lot of credit for your accomplishments” “I respect you” ? if the answer is “ I cannot remember or never you need to read the title of this post one more time.
You might be in a situation where you are feeling weak, powerless, and that you cannot handle things that are happening in your life, trust me I’ve been there. Today I am delighted to tell you that you can boost yourself up, you can start the process of becoming the wonderful soul you were born to be.
The first step toward achieving great is to believe in yourself. You must have faith in your abilities to become great. Maybe this is why Jesus said, if you have faith you can tell the mountain to move and the mountain will move. You might ask “how can I believe in myself when most of the things that I started fail?” The answer to that question is simple, “Everybody is a genius. But If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that It is stupid”-Albert Einstein. To have faith you must know yourself, know your strength and weakness.
In 2015, I was 31, with two kids, (the youngest was five-months-old) and one fulltime job when I made the decision to go to college. For many, except myself, this decision was impossible to achieve, they saw in it my “mountain.” Two years later, in 2017, I graduated with distinction from a community college, now I am pursuing my bachelor’s degree. My secret was and still is “I BELIEVE IN MYSELF” “I HAVE FAITH”
“Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and it will be done”