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25 Ways to Respect Myself

For through the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith.

—Romans 12:3

Another great post from the peacefulwife.com on what it means for us women to respect ourselves from a godly perspective instead of blind opinions with now solid foundation. A great reminder. Enjoy below:

The Peaceful Wife

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For a godly woman, respect goes in every direction:

  • respect for God (the highest level of respect)
  • respect for self
  • respect for others (men, women, and children)
  • respect for my husband in particular
  • respect for God-given authority (bosses, teachers, pastors, government officials, etc…)

Some of us respect ourselves but not others. Some respect others but not ourselves. When we are missing respect in one of these directions, things get dysfunctional. Let’s get respect going in every way! 🙂

What does it mean to respect myself?

  1. I acknowledge that I am made in God’s image and have immeasurable worth because God created me and because Jesus loves me and died for me.
  2. I respect my body by acknowledging that I am fearfully and wonderfully made and being thankful for my body, taking good care of it – not hating or abusing it.
  3. I respect my sexuality and my body by dressing…

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