Facets of Wisdom – On Self-Love
Written and edited by Sundeelia VaCoupe
My sister Tazjma VaCoupe wrote many things before she ascended Home. Here are some of her thoughts on self-love, a concept that confuses many people since they have been conditioned not to love self, thinking it is selfish, and “you should always think about others before yourself.” In a way, that is true, but the key to service is to love self first and through the understanding you gain about your own humanity, you learn compassion for other people. When you can extend compassion and acceptance of the choices of others, you are extending it to yourself as well.
Only through self-love, self-acceptance, and self-knowledge can you truly understand what it is to be human. Then and only then you can truly serve humanity with an open heart and unconditional love. Your acceptance of the choices of others…
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