I sat with a group of adults the other night discussing the concept of self-love. “What does it mean to love yourself?” I asked. Most of the individuals were uncomfortable with the idea. “Isn’t it selfish to love yourself?” Josie wondered. Bill recalled this his mother was self-centered and self-absorbed. She demanded a great deal from others. “I don’t want to be like her!” he remarked.
Yet, it was effortless for each person to consider what loving others mean. The verbs flew across the room onto the white board—acceptance, respect, compassion, forgiveness, kindness, concern, non-... Read More