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How to truly follow the golden rule

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The golden rule is “Treat others the way you want to be treated”. It’s literally the perfect “rule”, because in theory; if you treat people the way you want to be treated, then you’ll treat people with respect, love, and kindness. If everyone is treating each other well, we would live in a perfect world. It should be simple, right? Well, as you can see, our world isn’t perfect. People are still treating each other horribly, but why? Why can’t the one’s hurting others follow the golden rule?

The golden rule says, treat others the way YOU WANT TO BE TREATED. Well, what if someone doesn’t want to be treated with respect, love, and kindness? What if they don’t even realize that subconsciously they don’t want to be treated with respect, love, and kindness? If you don’t treat yourself with respect, love, and kindness; you won’t know how to treat others the same way.

The key to following the golden rule is to love who you are. This isn’t a selfish and conceited type of love. No, it’s the type of love where you genuinely love who you are and who you were created to be. When you begin to honestly appreciate the person you are; you will in turn begin to treat people the way they want to be treated.

So, how do you start loving yourself? It’s simple – learn who you are. Essentially, find your purpose in life. When you are living your purpose, you are loving yourself, because you know who you are. When you are living your purpose, you are operating as God intended. You are following God’s path for your life, and God’s path will always lead you to a life of love, happiness, peace, and freedom!

When you understand who you are, it will lead to you honestly loving yourself. Then you can truly follow the golden rule. You’ll know how to treat others, because you started by treating yourself that way. In the world today, we need everyone to follow this rule. You can do your part by finding your life purpose, and loving who God created you to be!

If you need help finding your life purpose, take a chance and contact me to participate in my three-month “Discover your Life Purpose” coaching or get a copy of my online course, “Five Steps to Find your Purpose and Destiny” at It’s time for you to live a life purpose, love, joy, and respect!

Marlie Love | Magazine

Marlie Love
A life coach who helps professional Christian millennials embrace their worth and step into their life purpose, by unleashing their hidden potential. Marlie was once a professional Christian millennial that didn't know her worth and purpose. Instead of retreating and settling for a life others told her she needed to live, she began to seek for her purpose (and she found!). Marlie has written an e-book detailing her five-step purpose plan titled "Five Steps to Find your Purpose and Destiny: A Guide to Help you Find the True You." As well as, created a three month "Discover your Purpose" coaching program and a two hour intensive "Discover your Purpose" coaching program. Marlie's five-step purpose plan has helped many clients find their purpose and destiny. Marlie is also the host and creator of the podcast, "Purpose is for ALL". Where she interviews people from all areas of life about how they discovered their purpose and how they are currently fulfilling it. The podcast can be found on Anchor Radio, iTunes, and Google Play.

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