top of page
  • Writer's pictureJoni

"You is ..."

You is Kind

You is Smart

You is Important

Those beautiful words of truth

flowing from the heart of


the nanny for

the little 2 year old Mae Mobley,

right after

Mae's mother

tells her again

how bad she is.

Oh how words sting

those words

that just confirm to you


You is not kind

You is not smart

You is not important

as they pierce your heart,

becoming the truth you live by.

I remember the words

and I bet you do too

because we have been told them

not only by words

but through actions


I know I have said them or acted them out to others

not knowing

the impact that they would make.

But then the


comes in

to remind the precious little girl

that she is more than enough

and to never forget


She is Kind

She is Smart

She is Important

because she



Don't you wish you had an

Aibileen to tell you those words every time


words in your head tell you that you are not good enough?

But we do

because we have

The Help

who is more than a compassionate loving nanny

because our


is our



wrote those words on our heart

the moment He began writing our story.

The day

He knitted me

He knitted you

in our mothers womb

so that we can say

I, ____________, (PUT your name)

praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;

your works are wonderful,

I, ______________, know that full well. Psalm 139:14

Oh how I have to be reminded that

I am not who others say I am

I am not what I do or don't do

I am not what I feel.

How about you~

Do you believe

these words


You is kind

You is smart

You is important

but most importantly~

that you are


As God is showing me a lot these days, especially

to believe and walk in

ALL His Truths,

not just the Truths I feel,


Truth is Truth

whether I feel it or not.

But why do I

believe in


walk in

what I feel

that isn't truth?

Good question


I think


His Truths are too amazing to be


for me.

It is time

I get over myself.

It is time


Receive and Believe

His Love


it is about

being an


and passing on

His Truth



wrote the words of

Love on my heart

so that I can

Love your neighbor as yourself. Mark 12:31

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Ephesians 4:2

Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, Matthew 5:4

Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Romans 12:9

Thank you Aiblileen


Living out Love

because you

Recieved and Believed

down to your core,

even though you were treated so poorly,


You is kind

You is smart

You is important

because you must have

Received and Believed


Great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! I John 3:1

so that you could

pass it on to

to little Mae Mobley

so that she would

have those words in her heart


so that


would pass them on...

Put Me in The Story~

_________________ is Kind

_____________________ is Smart

________________________ is Important

What are your thoughts & prayers?

Join the conversation below.

bottom of page