“Sometimes I think I feel unworthy.” A good friend of mine said the other day.
“Oh I can relate to that!” I replied.
“Doesn’t it suck?” He said.
I laughed and thought – he couldn’t have chosen better words to describe what feeling unworthy feels like. It sucks!
That’s why most of us try our best to cover up that sucky feeling and chase something outside of us which we hope will fulfill the void and heal the “worth wound”.
Searching, seeking, looking outside of yourself for the next “thing”. Or maybe the next relationship or exciting experience will give you the feeling you seek.
The Truth is – seeking outside solutions fo an inside knowing will always turn up empty.
Yet, what you need to know is – you aren’t empty. There is a fullness and a uniqueness so deep within you – that if you’d turn within, you’d be discovering all the amazing aspects to you for the rest of your life – for eons really.
However, society doesn’t teach us this. We’re taught – worthiness is about appearances. Look the part. Act the part. Possess the things that will support the part. And you’re golden.
Prove, convince, influence, impress – this is the name of society’s worth game.
But, the Truth is – worthiness doesn’t have a barometer attached to it. It doesn’t have a pot of gold at the end of the long life rainbow where finally, after enough paying your dues, then you will finally feel it.
Most importantly, Worth isn’t fleeting. It never leaves you. It IS you. Period.
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