October Powerful Word – SELF ESTEEM – Week 2

This week we’re talking about what we are able to do well — our gifts, strengths and skills. As we, and many of thos we lead, are in a constant state of striving, it can be easy to feel that our skills, strengths and gifts are never quite enough. What is the message that we need to send to ourselves and to others who are going after a challenging goal, losing hope in themselves, and thinking of quitting? Jacob M. Braude once said: “Whoever you are… There is some work that will never be done if you don’t do it. There is someone who would miss you if you were gone. There is a place that you alone can fill.” Have you discovered that in your own life? This week, your Powerful Thought Assignment is to ponder your unique contribution to the world — what place do you alone fill?