For some of us, it is easier to receive others as a gift from the loving hands of God, than to see ourselves in this way. To see ourselves in this way frees us to be who God made us to be. Our limitations remain, but they need not enslave us.
– how has self-acceptance made you freer?
– what happens when you are tormented by your limitations?
– when have you had a sense of being a gift from the loving hands of God?