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Affirmations: I am Special, You are Special

Updated on October 16, 2011

Affirmations are words stated that confirm or acknowledge what we perceive to be is the truth. All throughout our lives, we have been the recipient of many and varied statements. Some of these are positive while others are negative. Without even us knowing it, the statements formed part of our reality and eventually led us to believe in either of the two concepts: You are special or you are not special.

When I was a little girl, I experienced the lack of positive affirmations. And this led me to my own conclusion and perception that I was not special. This thought kept me from finding my wings and learning to fly and it crippled me in many ways. I remember the emotions vividly. The constant fear of making mistakes or facing the unknown, the self doubt of whether I was capable of doing the things I needed to do, the self pity because I felt unloved and feeling unworthy to be loved at all. It was so confusing emotionally.

This made me want to hide than shine. I felt ashamed of myself. If you’ve read the story written by Max Lucado, You are Special, I felt like Punchinello in a lot of ways. Do you recognize the Punchinello in you too?

  • Comparing oneself to others – how other people seem to be better, more beautiful, more talented or gifted or richer
  • Feeling never good enough, looking at oneself and seeing all the ugliness or the weaknesses and the flaws
  • Depressed – often tired, sometimes not wanting to get out of the bed to live life
  • Hopeless – will my life get better?
  • Feeling unworthy to be loved – pushing people away unconsciously and thinking why the relationships you’ve had never work out


For those who have been fortunate enough to grow up in a lovingly expressive environment, be grateful for this blessing. It may be hard to understand and grasp the pain of what people go through when others experience the opposite of what you have experienced. Your compassion and empathy will go a long way.

On the other hand, if you are not feeling special right now, allow me to tell you this: You are Special! Yes, you are.

Angels Among Us Say You are Special

I believe with all my heart that God and life has a way of reaching out to us. Sometimes we may just be too consumed with the pain that we can’t see it; we may even fail to recognize the angels sent our way. Angels come in many forms -- a friend, a teacher, a neighbor, the driver, even a stranger, your pets, your kids and more.

And there would be moments we’d acknowledge the goodness and love, but then after awhile we’d go back to the dark hole and be miserable again. Don’t hate yourself for this. The light will find you once again. I tell you this. I tell you lovingly, “They were there!” Your angels were there. They were everywhere.

I wrote Angels Among Us in recognition of the angels -- ordinary people doing extraordinary things with love. During the moments when I do not feel special, I would recall these angels and it brought me to a place of gratitude. It is an affirmation to me that I am loved and cared for. And that makes me feel special.

Get Rid of the Labels

Punchinello discovered that he didn’t want the gray dots or the golden star stickers.  He just wanted to be like Lulia,the stickerless Wemmick.  Getting rid of the labels we place upon ourselves and others and replace it with affirmations is a wonderful way to affirm that I am special, that you are special.

God Says You are Special

I must confess that my spirit grew quiet in contemplation when I read the varying opinions about God. People argue and fight over God a lot or even in the existence or non existence of this Divine Being. I am quiet because it made me ask about my own relationship with Him. But you know, during those years when I felt so alone and lonely, I had God. God became my friend. And I talked to Her a lot. He was very real to me. She was someone I could talk to and tell all my secrets. And much later on in life, there was a beautiful moment when I recognized something that will mark our friendship and bond from that day forward.

I was telling God how angry I was with Him because He had told me everything will be alright. How could it be alright when I was feeling lonely and miserable? And I was crying and I told him harshly that I don’t want to talk to Him forever! And I turned my back deliberately at Him. After minutes of crying, I realized what I just had said and in agony turned to where I could feel His presence.

“I’m so sorry. I didn’t mean that. I’m hurting so much.” I cried some more. And God in His infinite tenderness, mercy, compassion and love held me close as I cried and told me over and over again how much He loved me. When the tears finally stopped, I realized something very important. “Father God,” I whispered, “No matter what I’m going to do, get mad at you, not talk to you, you will still love me anyway huh?”

I could feel him whisper in my heart the words I needed to affirm that I am special, “Yes!”

And so I am called to tell you this, to tell you lovingly that God is telling you what He has told me over and over through out the years, “I love you. You are special to me. You will always be important to me, no matter what.”

Love Has To Start With You

When Punchinello heard God’s words to him, he felt His sincerity and love. He started to believe and a beautiful thing happened, a gray dot started to fall to the ground. In my journey to healing, I recognized that people were there to help and guide me. But in the end, I had to love myself first. Everyday, without fail, say an affirmation about how special you are. Start with the phrase, “I am special because…”


Dayzeebee and I made this video to help you with your affirmation exercise

Begin to celebrate your uniqueness. Be aware of what a magnificent, beautiful being you are. Begin to love yourself. And then go and share that love to as many people as you can.

You are Special. I am Special. We are Special. Say this affirmation daily and watch how it will transform your life.

By: Michelle Simtoco

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Amen. :) Thanks Lavella for sharing your empowering words. God bless you too.

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      LavellaVision 7 years ago from Delaware

      Wonderful hub!

      Yes. God says you are special. You have a purpose. And challenges arise to help you realize your purpose. Without them, would you be the wise person you are today? So when "Challenges" knock on your door, welcome them in. You can be sure that "Wisdom" and "Strength" are marching in the midst of them.

      May God Bless You.

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Rishfa, you made me laugh with joy. Yes, you are very special. Hugs back at you :) Have a beautiful day!

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      Rishfa 7 years ago

      oh my God!! it touched dierctly my HEART :):) i didn't know that i was this much SPECIAL ... I am v HAPPY now :D:D THANKS for sharing such an inspiring great HUB

      hugs

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      mizztcasa, keep on surrounding him with positive energy. Your love and God's love does make a difference. :)

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      mizztcasa 7 years ago

      touching.

      i'm thinking of a close friend right now who feels worthless, depressed, and hopeless. i'm hope to help him understand that he is special and loved, by the Divine and me.

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Half mad that I am (LOL) with nuts loose in the head as you say ....still believes that YOU are SPECIAL. You know what? saying an affirmation doesn't have to be that "nutsy" but an acknowledgment of the beauty of you as a person. It can be done quietly and in prayer or it can be done like that in the video! Take care...

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      Ananymous 7 years ago

      Ah! I saw the video! Frankly, I am happy that I am not special, because the two people who appeared in the video are really special; they seem to have got their nuts loosened! Too artificial people are really special. They seem to be half-mad. Well! 2 half-mad people can make others at least feel ordinary and normal - and that's more comforting than feeling special!

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Hi Cheeky Girl, thank you for your positive presence. I love reading your comments and your energy just encourages and uplifts. Thank you for you! :)

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      Cassandra Mantis 7 years ago from UK and Nerujenia

      Thank you, ripplemaker! Positive affirmation really works. People notice the difference when we are more positive. We can see the change in not just the people around us, but in the whole environment. We seem to integrate better! Thanks for making a difference! Blessings to you!

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Hi Robert, thank you for dropping by! Yes that is so true. Words hurt more than one can ever imagine. Let's always strive to be kind and compassionate with the words that we use. :)

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      Putz Ballard 7 years ago

      Absolutely the best hub I've read. We all need affirmation. Too often negative criticism and unkind words that cut and hurt are so hard to overcome.

      Robert Ballard

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Hi Shealy, do you know you just brought a smile to my heart on this wonderful Saturday morning. I wish I lived near you too. I believe I can learn much from you guys..yup I visited your site already. And thank you for your inspiring words. Daisy and I also have a website called lovingabundance.com and we hope to connect with you and share ideas in our journey to discovery and sharing.

      Love and light,

      Michelle

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Hi Cheeky Girl, You are special. I will gladly remind you that today. Yes, proclaim it with love and joy. There is no selfishness in this. Once you discover that love within you and you can go and share that love with others. Truly, we can help each other live beautiful lives. I appreciate you. :) Love and light, Michelle

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      Shealy Healy 7 years ago from USA

      I LOVE YOUR WORK. Yes, I am shouting. I wish you lived near me. You are a true healer among us. Please, please, please visit me at http://www.shealyinternational.com. I am not marketing. I promise. Your energy and attitude is just what the doctor ordered. I am the founder of a group that provide events that motivate and change the live of others through spirituality. You are a power of example.

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      Cassandra Mantis 7 years ago from UK and Nerujenia

      ripplemaker:

      Thanks for a wonderful hub here! I guess I am special! : )

      I worry that self-praise is no praise, but I need to tell myself that more, I have discovered. Some things I take for granted. It seems better saying it out loud. Its positive affirmation. I liked the video too! Well done! I am truly a fan here! You make a difference!

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      aran, tis wonderful to remind and be reminded as well :)

      angiwu, believe me, I am rather really shy but I have grown so much. A loving space created by our angels helped a lot. :) I too hope I can provide a loving space where positive affirmations abound to help others too. Thank you for your presence here. :)

      bayareagreatthing, yes, isn't it marvelous? Thanks and warm regards.

      Momoko, ooooh me too, it's one of my favorites...Lucado is a wonderful writer!

      Myownworld, that is a beautiful compliment coming from a gifted writer. Thank you for your kind words and the gift of encouragement. :)

      Thanks so much all of you..you are special! Remember that always..Love and light..

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      myownworld 7 years ago from uk

      beautifully written...and very touching. I love the way you've put some truth so simply like 'I believe with all my heart that God and life has a way of reaching out to us'. Keep posting positivity....!

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      Momoko 7 years ago

      Very nice page with good storys... I really like Lucado's story about Punchinello.

      Thank you for writing about it :)

      Best wishes,

      Momoko

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      bayareagreatthing 7 years ago from Bay Area California

      Just beautiful-- how can you not desire to know that kind of love!

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      anglnwu 7 years ago

      Looking at the video, I wouldn't have guessed that you had "non-affirmative," time growing up. You're confident and a natural.

      Your hub brings to mind how important words of affirmation are--it has special implications for us as members of the human race--if we see the beauty of God in each person, forgetting their physical attributes, then the world will definitely be a better place. We will celebrate each other's unique specialness.

      Thanks for sharing.

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      aran420 7 years ago from patiala

      thanks fo remind me

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Sol, thanks! Daisy would appreciate that. As for me, I'm going to hide! LOL

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      Charia Samher 7 years ago

      Ok, I'll go and visit it then. Thanks. =)

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Vizey: No regrets at all! The past had its purpose and I will not change it for anything. I am special and so are you! :)

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      Vizey 7 years ago

      Thank you for sharing your sweet and sour story of life. Emotions are the forces that keep us alive and keep us happy.

      Without emotions we are all like animals.

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Hi Sis Dottie, thank you too! You are a wonderful and special friend and I'm blessed to have you in my life! Hugs..hugs and more hugs... LOL

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Stranded: Thanks! :) There are always youtube videos on yoga to follow. I have yogazone, those are good ones as well. :)

      Charia: Hi Sol, Daisy and I enjoyed the shoot. Thanks for coming over and joining us in our "I'm Special" campaign. By the way, Daisy wrote a hub about endless possibilities and our latest video too. You may want to check it out: https://hubpages.com/education/Endless-Possibiliti... Thanks Sol!

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      Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA

      In my gratitude journal today I wrote: "I am thankful and blessed to have friends who still love me even when I forget to thank them" - thanks Michelle, you're the BEST! I'm off to read VioletSun's hub that you linked to, also! ;)

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      Charia Samher 7 years ago

      Hi teacher Michelle, your writing always makes me feel special and it always comes at the right time. =D and this video make my heart jump for joy I guess for the nth time already. LOL!

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      stranded07 7 years ago from Quezon City, Philippines

      Keep it up teacher michelle! I hope i could enrol in your yoga class but i live far north from you. Nice hubs too.

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Clara Ghomes: And thank you for your willingness and openness. Much love and light to you :) You are special!

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      Clara Ghomes 7 years ago

      Your hub is awesome it gives us moral support as i had experiment on myself by following your guidance and find it works. Great, lady keep it up

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      VioletSun: I love your Namaste hub and would love people to read it, hence, the link! :) You are most welcome. And like you, I'm so glad to be able to uplift and inspire people. :) I shout with joy "I am special. You are special!"

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      VioletSun 7 years ago from Oregon/ Name: Marie

      Michelle: I see by the new comments, that you are helping with your writing, I love this! I love how the written word and creativity can uplift and inspire. Thanks adding my hub to yours!

      I am special is starting to become my mantra. :)

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Grumpily adorable Tony!? LOL Hahahaha Keep remembering your specialness. :)

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      tony0724 7 years ago from san diego calif

      It worked ! I looked In the mirror and saw one witty and handsome chap . Albeit a bit grumpy !!!

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      SoftCornHippo: Yay! That is music to my ears. :) You are special, keep remembering!

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      SoftCornHippo 7 years ago

      was just thinking about affirmations yesterday - so glad you wrote this! now I will have your images in my mind whenever I start to bring myself down and I will be smiling in short time

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Charanjeet Kaur, thanks so much for coming over to celebrate your specialness here with us! It does feel good to be able to help each other during times when we feel low and lift our spirits up! May we continue to be happy and content with who we are and what we have. Hugs.... :)

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      charanjeet kaur 7 years ago from Delhi

      Love it Love it and just love every bit of this hub, Have bookmarked it as there will be times when i would feel low and this would lift up my spirits. I have been there and life has been tough growing up but i just wish that people would stop judging you. Always remember it is not possible to please everyone in this world. Be happy and content as they may just be jealous.

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Zsuzsy: So nice to see you here! Oh it's time for Dottie to leave for college? Oh you are so right...bitter sweet moments it is. Hubber Dottie is also feeling the same way -two days to go and her daughter is leaving for college too. Thanks for dropping by. You are both special...love and hugs all across the miles. :)

      Dayzeebee: And you are very special! :)

      Annb: I guess that is why we need to affirm more and more to help heal the wounds. :) Ann go and share your light to many so that people will be blessed. :)

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      annb106 7 years ago

      It is a shame that many of us go through life feeling that we are not good enough. It's even more heart breaking when we know that the love that we truly deserve we're not getting. We all should put ourselves in the other mates shoes when we decide to do or say something harsh or hurtful to them. We don't want anyone to do those things so we should do like wise. Love is to uplift not to knock down.

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      dayzeebee 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Just dropping by to say "You are Special!"

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      Zsuzsy Bee 7 years ago from Ontario/Canada

      Michelle, you have a special gift of giving people just what they need. I'm with Dottie my daughter is packing up for here third year of college...such a bitter sweet moment. So I really benefited from reading your as always awesome hub.

      take care and blessings to you

      kindest regards Zsuzsy

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      litomoreno: We can do that constantly - remind each other that you and I are special...and it becomes a beautiful sharing of the heart. :) Thanks for dropping by.

      Dottie: Oh I see... hahahaha okay! Say hello to Tracey for me and hope she has a wonderful year in college. And mommy Dottie has done a pretty great job of affirming her children's specialness and they are very lucky to have her. God bless you and your family :)

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      Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA

      Awww thanks Sis Michelle, I miss you too. I am counting down 2 more days until I take Tracey back to college. I will miss her dearly but will not miss my house looking like a dorm, hehe. Positive affirmations this summer for sure have kept me grounded. Thank you for all your support you have given me too. You always make me feel special :)

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      litomoreno 7 years ago from Manila, Philippines

      Indeed, each one of us is special. God made it that way. But most of the time we tend to downgrade ourselves especially when we stumble. I'm so happy there's someone like you to remind and motivate us to believe in ourselves.

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      DominiqueGoh: So glad you agree! :D

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      DominiqueGoh 7 years ago from Singapore

      I really agree with the need for positive affirmation. It does wonders in boosting your self esteem.

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Sis Dottie!!!! I missed you and glad to see you here! You make me feel special in the little and big ways you have supported me on Hubpages. I thank you for that! (((hugs)))

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      Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA

      I love receiving influxes of light and good cheer that you so generously give to all your readers. Just another heart-felt hub that truly touches. Nice work Sis, keep it up! You are indeed special! Hugs...:)

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Kimberly: Thanks. Will try to read that link. :D

      James: Nice to hear from you James. God has blessed me tremendously and I am deeply grateful. You are special! :)

      Duchess: And may God bless you twice as much and many thanks for dropping by to celebrate your specialness with me. Hugs... :)

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      Duchess OBlunt 7 years ago

      Thank you Ripplemaker for allowing us to see this and know you. You are indeed special.

      God bless you

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      James A Watkins 7 years ago from Chicago

      How lovely you are! Always uplifting everybody with your positive energy. God has blessed you richly, dear.

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      Kimberly Bunch 7 years ago from EAST WENATCHEE

      Great Hub! Here's another great hub: http://hubpages.com/hub/schoolrelatedissues

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Divinemercylover: It warms my heart when I hear people share how trials and challenges become blessings. Your story is a wonderful testimony of the perfection in the imperfection. Thank you so much for sharing. The first time I read Max Lucado's book, "Applause of Heaven," I was hooked. Wow, what a wonderful experience it must be to attend his service. I gather from his words and how he perceives God that he is a gentle and humble soul and so full of wisdom as well. Thanks so much for sharing all of this. It made me so happy! :) Love and light and blessings.

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Jaspal: Accept, love and enjoy ourselves...AMEN to that :) Many thanks for those beautiful words of wisdom.

      Emohealer: Thanks Sue for affirming how important it is to affirm ourselves. The more we love ourselves, the more we can give to others. And it is such a wonderful thing. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and your light. :)

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      Sioux Ramos 7 years ago from South Carolina

      Very Nice...You are very special as we all are, thank you so much for writing it so simply with truth, the affirmations are so important, we never want to forget or to share how special and important we all are. Thank You!

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      divinemercylover1 7 years ago

      LOVELY HUB MICHELLE. I GREW FROM AN ABUSIVE ENVIRONMENT AND HAVE FELT UNWORTHY MOST OF MY LIFE; HOWEVER, I DISCOVERED SUFFERING HAS IT'S OWN ETERNAL REWARDS WHERE TRIALS TURN TO GRACE...IT WS THEN I BEGAN TO REALIZE I WAS VALUABLE NOT ONLY TO OTHERS BUT TO MYSELF AS WELL. IT IS ALSO MY PRIVILEGE TO SAY I HAVE ATTENDED MAX LUCADO'S CHURCH WHERE HE MINISTERS. VERY HUMBLE AND GENTLE SOUL HE IS. VERY GOOD MAN. KINDEST REGARDS AND PEACE AND BLESSINGS TO YOU.

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      Jaspal 7 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Very nice hub Michelle .... you are so right: Each one of us is special, and perfect - just the way God/Nature intended us to be. Let us accept, love and enjoy ourselves and not try to fight our own nature.

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Tony: Yey, so many special people celebrating together :) Thanks for being a good pal. :)

      Tatjana: Thank you so much for watching the video. It's wonderful to know you are feeling this special energy that makes one laugh and cry too! Hugs, love and light. You are special to me..to both of us. :)

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      Tatjana-Mihaela 7 years ago from Zadar, CROATIA

      Dear Michelle, while watching your video, I was enjoying, was giggling and feeling so special energy - now I am crying, deeply touched.

      Thank you to the both of you. For this special gift.

      You are special.

      A lots of love.

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      tony0724 7 years ago from san diego calif

      Michelle you are special !

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Melody: Thanks for dropping by to share this moment in time. :) You are special.

      Philipo: You are so right about that. :) Many thanks.

      BC: It's wonderful to see you here. You are special, dear pirate. Take care...

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Dayzeebee: I am so grateful for your friendship that have helped me to discover the beauty that resides within all of us. I am excited to continue this wonderful journey of learning and growing and sharing to as many people as we can. Much love and light to you dear sis. :)

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Stranded: now, wouldn't that be nice? :)

      jacobkuttyta: And thanks for reading and commenting. :) May you pass on the message to as many people as you can.

      Kyon: To be able to know our specialness is indeed beautiful. :)

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Vladimir Uhri: Thanks! :)

      VioletSun: Hi Marie, your words summed it all up. LOL You know me well. :) I delight in this and would like to thank you for being one of those angels who continually inspire me. Hugs, love and light. :)

      Mayhmong: Hugging your dearly as you cry. I was actually crying when I was writing it all down. I'm glad it made you feel special in the end. Yes, you are may, you are very special. Hugs!!! :)

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      Michelle Simtoco 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Thaddybear: I'm glad you enjoyed this hub. I appreciate knowing that you did. God bless you. :)

      Dohn: Just as I have been inspired by many "angels among us", it is with love to share a part of me to you. Thank you for your presence here. You are special. :)

      Jill: And so are you. So are you my friend. :) Don't you forget that. And if we do forget, let us keep reminding each other. Hugs..:)

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      Philipo 7 years ago from Nigeria

      This is nice. God actually us in His own image. That makes us special beings.

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      Melody Lagrimas 7 years ago from Philippines

      Hi Michelle, this is such a very inspiring and heartening hub, thanks for posting it. God bless.

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      dayzeebee 7 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Hi Ripplemaker, oh I am truly proud of how bold you have become. I have had the privilege of witnessing how much you have grown in terms of recognizing your real worth and this hub reveals much of how you were able to do so. Soar higher my dear friend for there are many still who need the inspiration to live a fuller life. Thumbs up! Hugs:)

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      KyonSOS23 7 years ago from Nabon

      I think we birth by complicate and accidentally.They did us special but it not enough because we can't found that special .We must know what is our special .In the end it like we follow bluebird.

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      jacobkuttyta 7 years ago from Delhi, India

      Thanks for sharing the message. Very touching.

      Thankyou verymuch

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      stranded07 7 years ago from Quezon City, Philippines

      Wow, 4 hrs of publishing yields to 7 comments already! This hub will be a lot popular soon

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      mayhmong 7 years ago from North Carolina

      I about cried halfway down this. But I feel special after reading this. (((HUGS)))

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      VioletSun 7 years ago from Oregon/ Name: Marie

      Thank you for reminding us all we are special! You dealt with your feelings of unworthiness and transcended them, so now you are able to help others in a loving and compassionate way through your writing and the way you connect.

      You are special! :)

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      Vladimir Uhri 7 years ago from HubPages, FB

      Michelle, very good hub.

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      jill of alltrades 7 years ago from Philippines

      What a beautiful and inspiring hub!

      Thank you for reminding us that we are special! You are really special for writing and sharing this.

      All the best!

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      dohn121 7 years ago from Hudson Valley, New York

      Wonderful hub, Michelle. Thank you for sharing such inspirational advice to all of us. You certainly inspired me.

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      ThaddyBear Girls 7 years ago

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