Mabon contemplation:It is not my responsibility to explain my beliefs or viewpoints. I do not need to prove my own validity. I have dedicated my energy to reading, research and experiential learning, and have come to my own conclusions, in my own time, in my own way. I am not obligated to convince others that I am ‘correct’, or that my stances are ‘acceptable’ by someone else’s standards.Mabon affirmation:I recognize my own value, validity and authenticity. I have no need for outside approval.