Be­lieve in Your­self

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Mark 11:23 “For as­suredly, I say to you, who­ever says to this moun­tain, ‘Be re­moved and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but be­lieves that those things he says will be done, he will have what­ever he says.”

Doubt is one of the most dif­fi­cult things to over­come in a per­son, where you have ab­so­lutely no be­lief in any­thing you do. As time pro­gresses you seem to do a lot more wrong than right and at ev­ery turn you are cer­tain that life is work­ing against you rather than for you.

When you find your­self in that zone, you be­gin to ques­tion every­thing about your­self. Why was I born, am I cursed, can I ever amount to any­thing? You are caught up in a whirl­wind where you be­lieve that noth­ing pos­i­tive will ever come out of any­thing you at­tempt to do.

One of the great­est qual­i­ties a per­son can ever have is self-worth, the abil­ity to be­lieve in your­self to a point where you feel you can achieve any­thing. A lot of time is wasted try­ing to ra­tio­nalise fail­ure rather than just take it for what it is, an un­for­tu­nate set of cir­cum­stances that can be over­come through God’s grace.

It is so much eas­ier to fo­cus on the strug­gle we go through as peo­ple when we try to be achiev­ers, and our con­fi­dence is easily shaken by the ex­ter­nal cir­cum­stances that we have no con­trol over. So many things can dam­age one’s self worth, it could be trou­bled re­la­tion­ships that are abu­sive and they make you ques­tion your value and the loud­est voices in your head all be­come neg­a­tive.

Are you bat­tered and tired? Are you at a point where you do not know whether you are com­ing or go­ing? It’s so easy to be on this roller coaster of doubt where you be­gin to ques­tion your very ex­is­tence. No mat­ter where you find your­self, the Lord cre­ated you in a man­ner that al­lows you not only to be the per­son you aspire to be but to achieve far be­yond your imag­i­na­tion.

With His as­sis­tance, His grace and His love you can soar. Be­lieve in His abil­ity to breathe the breath of con­fi­dence into your lungs. The next time you feel down or out of sorts or you doubt your abil­i­ties, re­mem­ber that He is the au­thor, and He can pen your story in a di­rec­tion that you never imag­ined. Just be­lieve and trust, He is able.

Be blessed

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