Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2011
in Emotional, Relational, Values
As a Minnesotan springtime involves profound change. If you’re a Minnesotan you know what I mean. It’s not just the weather, it’s an entire mindset!
Springtime is my favorite time of the year. I want to believe it’s truly Spring.
There is evidence beyond my feelings and my hope for change.
The calendar says the “First Day of Spring” arrived; according to infoplease on March 20, 2011, at precisely 7:21 P.M. EDT, the Sun crossed directly over the Earth’s equator; the temperature soared above sixty; and the snow is finally gone, BUT for how long I wonder?
Posted on Saturday, February 26, 2011
in Emotional, How To, Relational, Spiritual
The shame of a wounded conscience is a trap. It’s a lie that tries to convince us that hopelessly defective: “I am what I am. I cannot change. I am hopeless.”
Shame is the deep feeling of guilt, sadness, and hopelessness that we experience when we become convinced that our shadows, scars and scandals doom us. That past failures, bad habits or poor appearance has made a permanent scar on our self-worth.
Moses’ self-worth was wounded. God chose Moses to be a hero, but Moses protested, “What if they won’t believe me or listen to me?”
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Heroes Arise From The Shame Of A Wounded Conscience
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Posted on Wednesday, February 9, 2011
in Emotional, How To, Relational, Social
Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them.
I am timid and I am oversensitive
I am a lioness
I am tired and defensive
You take me in your arms
And I fall into you
I have insecurities
You show me I am beautiful
While she was embarrassed to stumble through the National Anthem on Super Bowl Sunday Christina Aguilera is an amazing vocalist. In her song “I Am” she explains her vulnerable weaknesses. Continuing:
Love me or leave me
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Don’t Fear Love – Pt 6 of 10 – Ten Days Of *Loving* Advice
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