My Godmother Inspires Self-Love And Compassion – by Elizabeth Wellington

This is a great life lesson.

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Godmother Linda, my godmother, has been a constant source of inspiration for me since my high school years.

Through her grace and compassion, she showed me that each person has an inherent worth, regardless of their actions or how they are perceived by others. She helped me to recognize the humanity within myself, opening up a path of self-love and compassion.

I grew up understanding love as something you gave to another but never gave yourself. I didn’t realize what I was missing! I always looked toward friends, family, and a string of boyfriends to fill a hole in my heart that was bigger than any one person.

Linda helped me to recognize self-acceptance as the root of unconditional love.

I learned that love is deeper than value judgments, familial relationships, and romantic attachments; it is the recognition of the good within ourselves and the good within every person. That love…

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2 Comments on “My Godmother Inspires Self-Love And Compassion – by Elizabeth Wellington

  1. This post was not originally published on KindnessBlog, but copied from hellohumankindness.org

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