My friend hit it on the head. “It is not about being ‘special’; it is about worth.”
How many of us desire to be special, whether it is through a partner, our friends, our job, our art, our possessions, or something else? When we want to be recognized as special, we are actually asking to be seen as worthy.
How many of us need ongoing reassurance of our worth? All the evidence we accumulated in the past is either not acknowledged, not seen as “true”, or forgotten…by us.
When is enough evidence enough?
It is enough when the “evidence” comes from our own self, rather than from others. How does that happen? I wish I had an easy answer. I know by pondering the questions, we create openings for our own answers. Answers that *will* be enough for us.