They say – they say – you will invest in what you value.

The past two weeks, I have asked the people around me to show me how much they value me. Not because I don’t know my value, but because they’ve been treating me like I don’t have value at all.

And they haven’t been able to do it.

Like so many times before, they haven’t been able to do it.

Part of it is, they’re empty themselves.

Part of it is, they’re cups instead of channels.

Part of it is, I’ve been a cup and not a channel.

It’s been about filling, not flowing.

That has to change.

I have to stop accepting the disrespect, the neglect, the indignity like I deserve it. I don’t. And if you can’t give me the respect, nurture, and dignity of which I’m worthy, I will find people who can.

I will find channels, and I will be a channel.

I will not be empty again. I will flow and flow and flow and flow.

This emptiness? God is raising up people to flow into it right now. He’s raising up channels for me to flow through right now. I will not let go of Him until He blesses me.

The question is no longer my value or whether I am worthy of respect, care, and dignity. I’m totally worth it. The only question is whether or not you’re going to be part of it.

 

 

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