Being authentic
and living fully and
genuinely are all
vital for my well-being.
I feel events and
situations deeply and
often assign those
emotions to my
sense of self-acceptance.
This is not always
the truth but own
perceptions. So, I’m
learning to release
my assumptions
(and need for approval) —
and just live in love and
with gentleness and
And if I’m understood
in that venture,
then I’m honored.
If I’m loved for
who I am,
I’ve found a
kindred spirit
who values me —
just for who I am.