I’m not this hair, I’m not this skin, I’m the soul that lives within…

From early childhood I hated to hear any comments about my appearance, no matter whether they were negative or positive. I still hate any comments or compliments referring to my physical appearance.  Rumi’s quote expressed so well what I always felt: I’m not this hair, I’m not this skin. I don’t want my soul and my whole being to be limited to my physical appearance – I find it denigrating. Have you ever felt like that?


From Inspirably