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Matthew 10:26 So have no fear of them; for nothing is covered up that will not be uncovered, and nothing secret that will not become known.
I think that I quit being afraid when I found meaning for my life. I worked as a teacher and school principal during a period of time when I did not value myself. I believed that I could be happy by pleasing others. I thought I was somehow inferior and allowed others to mistreat me.
One day I woke up and said “Enough.” We really cannot give love to others that we don’t already have for ourselves. Since then, I have tried to live as Christ commands, first loving myself and then loving others.
MOVING FORWARD: Do you love and respect yourself enough?