Reflection — November 9th
This is the bit folk find hard, and usually gloss over.
“Love others” sounds fine, even if some of them are hard to love.
But “as you love yourself”?
We Scots are much better at the self-deprecation.
Weren’t we all well told when we were wee -
Don’t get above yourself.
Don’t think too much of yourself.
Yet this isn’t about boastfulness,
It is about the proper self-respect
that befits a child of God.
you have made us,
you love us,
you want the best for us.
If that is true,
how can we not love ourselves,
made in your
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