The love of Self is ones introduction to God. For there are those of us, who can love others, yet find self love too selfish and indulgence to enjoy. But wheter we learn to love others because we love ourselves, or love others more than ourselves, the common word is LOVE.
Breath is the Life force of the body. Love is the force of Life, that both unites us, and lives life, as a Soul. The more we learn the meaning of Love, for it has very many expressions. The more we come closer in understanding the Selfhood of God. The little "i" needs much love. Its a part of the self, yet it truly has yet to be understood, much less, Self determined. When we begin to love ourselves, in truth, the little "i" slowly gets encompassed into the more affirmed, self affirmed and contained, "I". Who still loves and needs love from others, but who now knows how to fill their once empty cups, void.
The more we love ourselves, the less we begin to need the kind of love, that seeks outward validation. Then we begin to validate ourselves. No longer needing to be validated, nor allow any one else, telling us who we are. As this love grows, so too does our need of certain kinds of love, change. The love we feel begins to fill our own cup, of self contenment. We begin to see the beauty of who we are, and see how much love God has given us. Love becomes something we now cherish. Something whose meaning expands in its enlightenment of love. We can begin to feel loves meaning from our Souls perspective. And its then, that a grateful heart is born.
No one truly experiences SELF love, without one one day finding they have learned to LOVE others, more than Self. It's that day, our Soul is born again, anew....and a new journey of giving, begins. God Bless all who make that journey in kind.