Ah, perspective is the key too for us to see the bigger plan in why the divine challenges are in life. We need a little thorn therapy to see the beauty in everything. And to blossom your royal inheritance of princes and princesses of God..."Princess" Dee.
Don't waste the season of life you are in now because you want the next one to come. "Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, 'I will never leave you nor forsake you.'" -Hebrews
While this board is geared toward parents, this quote is for the teen with low self-esteem that views himself or herself as less than deserving of others' respect. If you have little self-respect, others will follow suit and show you little respect.