I Am Enough

I need to remind myself that I’m enough for the universe.

I used to believe that I’m not enough. Not for you, not for my family, not for my work. But as I look around me, I see that the people who love me believe that I am enough for them. My family says that I’m enough. My friends, by their presence in my life, tell me that I’m enough. My employer, by continuing to pay me, says that I’m enough. And the universe says that I’m enough, or I wouldn’t be here.

I have spent a decade or two mired in self-pity. I brought myself down with self-talk that…