Staying true to oneself and to what is right is fast becoming a misconception.
We exist in a world of presumed personalities. A world of confidentiality, where we constantly have to fake a smile, shake hands, relate with people who give less of themselves for fear of being chastised if they showed who they really are.
Over time, I have realized that many, if not all of us struggle to be true to ourselves, struggle to be true t what is right, and struggle to be true to others.
We encounter these struggles as a result of many expectations, insecurities, fear of the unknown, fear of rejections, and many more.
If we are to be truly happy, we need to be real, open with ourselves, have a true sense of healthy identity, that will open up the door of possibilities, contentment, integrity, and happiness to us.
Are you seeking for real tips for healthy living? Here are my recommendations:
Stay true to what is right for the sake of your own salvation and the salvation of those who hear you. Receive whatever God gives you with thanks and share with the people around you. Don’t murmur, complain, or nag about everything. Do not waste time arguing over godless ideas and old wives’ tales. Instead, train yourself to be godly.
Stay healthy, be physically fit. But train for godliness for it is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come. Put your hope in God; the living God, who is the Savior of all people and particularly of all believers. Be a source of encouragement to everyone, a light in a very dark world. Laugh when you should, cry when it’s necessary. It’s all part of life.
Be true to yourself and to what is right, but don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity. Give your complete attention to what your hands find to do. Be diligent and consistent at all times. Throw yourself into your tasks so that everyone will see your progress.
Guard your reputation with integrity and quit slandering people unless you’ve walked a mile in their shoes. Live your life above reproach. Keep your conscience clear. Be faithful in little and big things. Exercise self-control, live wisely, be teachable, be gentle, not quarrelsome.
Godliness with contentment is great gain; be content. You can’t have it all in life but if Christ is all you have, then you have all you need. Don’t waste your time in endless discussion of myths and spiritual pedigrees. Allow your heart to be filled with love that comes from a pure heart, a clear conscience, and genuine faith.
Love yourself enough to have no room for hate. You can’t be true to what is right if you can not bring yourself to love the details about you. They may be gory details, insignificant, but they are the little details that make you, you. Rid yourself of every toxic relationship and have a beautiful relationship with yourself. You can’t give what you don’t have.
Much Love ??
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