I am all for self-esteem building. If a person doesn’t feel good about themselves and love who they are, they are really up the creek without a paddle. The world we live in can be bitter and brutal and is especially harsh on those who have not made a real connection between who they are and who they really hope to be. But here is the key:
KNOW WHO YOU ARE AND KNOW YOU ARE ENOUGH
This adorable kitty cat up here is seeing a full grown Lion staring back at him from that mirror. Somewhere in his head he decided that he was that Lion to the point that his eyes started deceiving him. The problem is when he goes out into the world ACTING like he is that Lion, the world will show him in short order that he is nothing more than an adorable kitty cat- which will be a very painful and almost certainly a final lesson. What is really a shame is that being a cat could have been a terrific life had he just been real with himself. So for those of us that stand erect and walk on two legs, that simply means know where your strengths and opportunities are and have faith that they will take you where you want to go. Don’t worry about what you are NOT. Just dig what you ARE.