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Those who want to control you have declared war on your personal power. Whoever tells you that you can’t, or whoever teaches you to put down your personal power, is not doing you a service. They are the opposition that must be confronted, resisted, and overcome. Whether it be religion, friend, or blood relative, don’t let anyone put down that part of you that fights for independence and provides you your self-confidence.
Since you were a child, you’ve searched for two things: value and acceptance. Whether you are male or female, your view of yourself is determined by value and acceptance. To sum it up in a single word, we are on a quest for validation. But can we ever find it? Read and find out.
I have lots of friends and associates, but there’s only a handful of people that I allow to speak into my life. I’m not rude to any of them, but I am guarded about how much I’ll share with someone that wants to drain my energy more than they want to ignite it. I want to be available to the energy-drainers, but I don’t want to be in “blood brotherhood” with them.