Self-Worth and The Girl Nobody Loved

Unwanted, rejected, neglected and abused. As a child, Dorie Van Stone was sent to live in an orphanage. She had no concept of self-worth until the day she heard about God’s love. June Hunt shares the inspiring story of how this broken child found her true worth in a relationship with Jesus Christ.

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June Hunt on Self-Worth – “You were worth dying for.”

If you take an item to an auction and ask how much it is worth, the answer is obvious: Whatever someone is willing to pay. The worth of an item is determined by one simple standard … the highest price paid. Yet we often ignore this practical equation when it relates to our own value. Many who struggle with low self-worth say, “I’ve made too many mistakes. I don’t deserve happiness. No one can really love me. I must do as much as I can to earn approval from others.” This kind of person becomes a human “doing” instead of a human being.

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June Hunt on Self-Worth – “You were worth dying for.”

If you take an item to an auction and ask how much it is worth, the answer is obvious: Whatever someone is willing to pay. The worth of an item is determined by one simple standard … the highest price paid. Yet we often ignore this practical equation when it relates to our own value. Many who struggle with low self-worth say, “I’ve made too many mistakes. I don’t deserve happiness. No one can really love me. I must do as much as I can to earn approval from others.” This kind of person becomes a human “doing” instead of a human being.

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Septmeber 2013, “Do I make a difference in anyone’s life?”

“Does anyone care?” “Do I matter at all?” “Do I make a difference in anyone’s life?” These were the halting words of Haley—a late-night caller on our Hope line—shared with me by the Hope Care Representative who answered Haley’s call. It was an unforgettable voice of despair—the voice of someone who had lost all expectation of a better tomorrow. Then the voice became quiet ... wondering if anyone really heard her, let alone understood her.

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I was a pastor’s wife, a mom of 3 – and had suicidal thoughts

As a pastor’s wife and young mother with three children under three, there were many demands on my life. Overtime, I began to get very discouraged. My husband was working late hours and I felt like I was doing too much myself. I felt hopeless and helpless.

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