Finding my worth

Originally appeared online in the teen column: Your Healings - September 16, 2016

Growing up, I never wanted to speak out or call too much attention to myself. I made some progress with this lack of confidence when I started attending a camp for Christian Scientists every summer and learned to identify myself spiritually—as good and worthy, the way God created me. However, toward the end of my college career this whole suggestion that I wasn’t good enough reared its head again.

The funny thing was that during this time, I was praying about a lot of other things—like stuff going on in my community and in the world. All of that seemed a lot more important than my own issues, so I put myself on the back burner. But then I was hit with a series of physical problems, like losing my voice and one of my eyes acting up. I knew that something needed to change. But what? 

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