They tell a different story


Daily Prompt:  Look in the mirror. Does the person you see match the person you feel like on the inside? How much stock do you put in appearances?

Sometimes, looking in the mirror, I feel like me, other times like today, I just don’t feel good about myself at all.  I keep up the show, pretend to be feeling quite normal. Today is one of those days that I feel terribly hurt, (I shall spare you the details) but it seems it does not matter how hard I try with people I am and just never will be good enough.  So here, inside myself I feel like there is a volcano of tears exploding and re exploding, but you wont see that on the outside…

If I look into my eyes, well they tell a different story.

75 thoughts on “They tell a different story

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  2. Oh Hope, I so hear you because I have felt like that so often. I don’t know your story or circumstances but what I have come to realise is that when I don’t consider myself good enough or consider myself worthy or of some worth, then people don’t either. I have learnt that I need to believe in myself and I have to keep telling myself I am enough and if that is not enough for others, then their loss.

    Never give anyone else the power to determine your worth. You are more than enough, you are more than good enough, Believe that.


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  7. Sending you a BIG HUG !!!! I found out last March I can only hurt myself no longer do I allow others too. LOVE YOURSELF and block or push away those who do harm or mean no good 🙂

  8. Oh sweetness … my heart goes out to you. That’s the thing with some people. It just doesn’t matter what you do, they will always make you feel that you’re not good enough. Just remember that it doesn’t matter what you do, for some people even your best will never be good enough and it’s not you, it’s them. Here’s some *big hugs* for you hon. 😀 xxx

  9. Ditto the previous comments: You can’t choose your family, but you have the power to choose your friends and acquaintances; surround yourself with positive and inspiring people, let the others go. Hope your day improves!

  10. Others may have expectations of who you should be…. and if you don’t comply they may try and make you feel ‘not good enough’ .. The goal (and I know sometimes how hard it is) but is to reject their judgment and try to just be who ‘you are’…. It will likely still hurt for awhile… but don’t take on what or who they think you ought to be !… Diane

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  21. You always share such a very embracing love…which many with open arms receive it lovingly. You are an important vital piece of our days…if one person loves you that way, then you are truly loved, but if many in the spiritual way, the most purest way of all love you and there is no need to worry about those who do not. Uniquely made by God, you will never please everyone. Yet you will remember the smiling words and replies you share each day which will form a beautiful tapestry which you can always embrace whenever you are feeling down…and then most of all God created you perfectly and gave you the heart to share selflessly. I have always felt blessed to know you my sister…you are a very awesome person, more than that a treasure gift, worth always holding on to. That’s why we come to visit you….you make our day! Hugs and blessings always!

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  25. One of the biggest things I have learned (had beaten into me by life) was that truly what people think of you doesn’t matter much at all as much as what you think of you. I have finally come to accept myself and have found that others either accept that and me or we part ways. It’s sad at times, but now I find myself dealing much more with people I care about who also care about me.
    I care about you, Hope, you are special and very worthwhile. Please try hard to see that in yourself.

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Namaste. My soul honors your soul. I honor the place in you where the entire universe resides. I honor the light, love, truth, beauty & peace within you, because it is also within me. In sharing these things we are united, we are the same, we are one.

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