Tag Archives: shame

Jesus Wants You 4-6-2021

Jesus wants to give you a new way to live – a life lived with Him-following Him. Don’t skip over this incredible truth…Jesus wants you!  Not the cleaned-up morally good version of you, but the you who is broken-who is … Continue reading

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Trusting in the Lord 12/29/2020

“Forever I will lift up my soul into your presence, Lord. Be there for me, God, for I keep trusting in you.  Don’t allow my foes to gloat over me or the shame of defeat to overtake me. For how … Continue reading

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PONDERING TODAY 10/30/2020

“Prayer Time – Lord, thank you for your love, grace, and mercy. But most importantly, thank you for clothing me with the righteousness and success of Jesus.  When you see me you do not see my guilt, shame, and sinfulness. … Continue reading

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✨Reading & Pondering Today 1-4✨

“We have more power within us to change than we have been led to believe. And it all starts with owning our stories. As Brené Brown writes, “Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending … Continue reading

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Reading & Pondering Today 9-14

“When our self-worth isn’t on the line, we are far more willing to be courageous and risk sharing our raw talents and gifts. From my research with families, schools, and organizations, it’s clear that shame-resilient cultures nurture folks who are … Continue reading

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Reading & Pondering Today 9-4

“We all have shame. We all have good and bad, dark and light, inside of us. But if we don’t come to terms with our shame, our struggles, we start believing that there’s something wrong with us—that we’re bad, flawed, … Continue reading

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Reading & Pondering Today 7-26

“According to Dr. Hartling, in order to deal with shame, some of us move away by withdrawing, hiding, silencing ourselves, and keeping secrets. Some of us move toward by seeking to appease and please. And some of us move against … Continue reading

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Reading & Pondering Today 7-23

“We live in a world where most people still subscribe to the belief that shame is a good tool for keeping people in line. Not only is this wrong, but it’s dangerous. Shame is highly correlated with addiction, violence, aggression, … Continue reading

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