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To My Child, With Love

What is the one lesson you want your child to learn? For this mother, it is self-love.

What is the one lesson you want your child to learn? For this mother, it is self-love.

If I could do something for you,

I say that with my feelings true

To love yourself, I will teach you

This is among the lessons few

That seem to contradict completely

The principles of giving selflessly

I know, self-love  may selfish sound

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But trust me, over the years I’ve found

By loving yourself, you will liberate

Your soul, be the master of your fate

If you look for love outside of you,

Fear of rejection will always haunt you.

What you have is what you give to

The rest of the world around you

So full of love, capable you will be

Of sharing warmth endlessly..

Your reservoir of self-esteem will run high

Nothing in the world will run it dry!

First published at author’s blog

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Shuchita Gupta

I am a woman, a physician, a mother and an aspiring writer rolled into one. I write about various aspects of my life, and my preferred form of writing is poetry (or rhyming verses). read more...

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