What the World Needs Now: Quotes About Self Love

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“Be yourself and others will love you!”—Gina Rodriguez

“Do not compare yourself to others. You have a unique destiny and mission that only you can accomplish.”—Marianne Pearl

“You don’t have to be anything but yourself to be worthy .”—Tarana Burke

“You know, you do need mentors, but in the end, you really just need to believe in yourself.” — Diana Ross

“When we step up for ourselves, we create opportunity.”  —Kerry Washington

“Every day is a great day to feel good about yourself. Feeling good makes you look good — that’s my motto.” —Katie Meade

“Self-pity is our worst enemy, and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in the world.”   —Helen Keller

“You can’t eat beauty, it doesn’t sustain you. What is fundamentally beautiful is compassion for yourself and those around you. That kind of beauty inflames the heart and enchants the soul.”  —Lupita Nyong’o

This post is an excerpt from The Woman’s Book of Prayer by Becca Anderson, which can be found at Amazon and Mango Media.


Love Holds The World Together

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The Goddess falls in love with Herself, drawing forth her own

emanation, which takes on a life of its own. Love of self for self is
the creative force of the universe. Desire is the primal energy, and
that energy is erotic: the attraction of lover to beloved, of planet to
star, the lust of electron for proton. Love is the glue that holds the

world together.