How do you see yourself? Are you worth it? These are questions our culture asks on a regular basis. My preschool daughters are constantly receiving messages through media about the importance of a strong self-esteem and how we should believe in ourselves. But is it scriptural to “believe in yourself?”
Let me pose a question: When it comes to retail, how is price determined? If I were to drive to the mall right now and purchase a shirt, how much would I pay? Well, it would depend on a lot of factors. Am I purchasing this shirt from a high-end store or a store known for its “good deals?” Is the shirt on sale or on clearance maybe? How well-made is it? Is it casual or dressy?
Here’s the bottom line: The shirt would cost whatever someone was willing to pay for it.
When clothes move to the clearance rack, it’s because they need to lower the price so that someone will actually buy it. Maybe the shirt isn’t in style any more or maybe it’s out of season. Or perhaps it just didn’t sell for one reason or another.
Now let me ask you another question: How much are you worth? Continue Reading