This is a verse in a poem that I often turn to when I am in need of strength. Since it’s a bit longer, I spread it out over two days. I read this poem when I need to remind myself of my inner goddess.
“I who am the beauty of the green earth and the white moon among the stars and the mysteries of the waters, I call upon your soul to arise and come unto me.
For I am the soul of nature that gives life to the universe. From Me all things proceed and unto Me they must return.
Let My worship be in the heart that rejoices, for behold — all acts of love and pleasure are My rituals.
Let there be beauty and strength, power and compassion, honor and humility, mirth and reverence within you.
And you who seek to know Me, know that your seeking and yearning will avail you not, unless you know the Mystery: for if that which you seek, you find not within yourself, you will never find it without.
For behold, I have been with you from the beginning, and I am that which is attained at the end of desire.” – Doreen Viliente
I like to change the bold line to “I am” statements.
“I am beauty and strength. I am powerful and compassionate. I am/have honor and humility. I am/have mirth and reverence.”
“I am” statements are powerful things. Try adding one to your daily life and I am certain that you’ll start to believe yourself.