To know oneself is not to achieve everything and become perfect. It’s to know what you can and cannot do. It is also the ability to forgive oneself for the things one cannot do or change by themselves. You cannot do everything yourself, which is why you have friends and family who can help you. It also ensures that you don’t miss the things that you can still accomplish. If you want to know who you are, you must re-examine and acknowledge who you are: your true self. Those who cannot acknowledge themselves will fail. Those who forgive and acknowledge themselves can become truly human.
Even the strongest of obstacles always has a weakness and however strong you become, never seek to bear everything alone – for if you do, failure is assured. Even if one is powerful and independent, he must not forget about his friends, or else it will consume him. You don’t become great to be acknowledged by everyone; it’s only those who are acknowledged by everyone already that become great. Therefore, even if you cheat yourself into a position of power, you’ll never win over the hearts of the people.
Once you believe in who you are and who you were born to be, it can be very powerful. All effort is pointless, unless you believe in yourself.
Scripture to reference based on the above:
-Matthew 6:1-34 – Achievements
-Acts 3:19 – Forgiving oneself
-Philippians 4:8 – Acknowledging yourself and fixing your thoughts
-Psalm 138:8 – The Lord perfects us – not we ourselves
-Proverbs 17:17; 18:24; 20:6; 27:17; Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 – Friends
-Proverb 16:9; Isaiah 41:10; 2 Corinthians 1:9 – Believing in yourself
-1 Corinthians 2:5; Luke 14:11; Philippians 2:3-11; Proverb 22:4; 1 Peter 5:5; Romans 12:3; Jeremiah 9:23 – Power