Welcome to the 21 Self-Improvement Tips 4 Kids series! This is article number 14. You can be up-to-date on everything regarding my Self-Improvement Series by subscribing to our blog (with an adult’s permission.)
Today’s topic is about why it’s important to be happy with who you are. Why should we be happy with who we are? Because God made you and we were born this way! (Pun intended… LOL) God made us in His own image, as it says in Genesis 1:26-27:
“And God said, Let us make man in our own image, after our likeness… So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female Created he them.”
I used to think that I was not special, but I now know that God created us exactly as we are, and that we must be happy and grateful for that. Don’t let anyone influence you to think otherwise. In my church, we have a song called I am a Child of God, and I would like to share the first verse with you:
I am a child of God, And He has sent me here, Has given me an earthly home With parents kind and dear.
I agree 100%. We are children of God, He is our Heavenly Father, and we are Heavenly brothers and sisters. Now I believe that is an awesome reason to be happy with who you are.
When you love yourself, you can do better and be the best you can be, without worrying about what others will think. Letting peer pressure rule and control you is not worth it, because it destroys your destiny.
Speaking of accepting yourself for who you are, embrace others’ differences too. How would you like to learn a new word? The word is DIVERSITY… which means differences and uniqueness. I encourage you to celebrate diversity in your life, because it brings creativity and ideas.
My mom always says, “You are your own you and you decide your own success – what makes you happy.” Be happy with who you are and you will find out that people will respect and appreciate you for being who you really are.
How will you celebrate your uniqueness?