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Complete in Christ

“You can give up the need to compete in the world-when you accept being complete in Christ.” Ann Voskamp For years my shame kept me from feeling significant and valued. My low self-worth prevented me from seeing and believing who I am thr

Secure in Christ

“Are you getting more value from Him or from your assignment?” Eric Johnson I have been on a writing adventure with God for many years. He called me to write when my heart was covered in shame and my identity was locked into performance.

Love Yourself

“To know ourselves loved is to have the depths of our own capacity to love opened up.” John Main The other day I read Matthew 22:37-39 where Jesus responded with the greatest commandment. “Love the Lord your God with all your heart

Deeper Still

“Honesty gives others the freedom to be honest as well, opening up the possibility of deeper connection and friendship.” Shauna Niequist After church a friend came up to me and expressed her appreciation for my vulnerability in my blog po

Meant To Be Seen

“We were all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.” Marianne Williamson “You were meant to be seen. It’s time to come out from the shadows. No more hiding.” My

A Significant Day

“Freedom does not mean I am able to do whatever I want to do. That’s the worst kind of bondage. Freedom means I have been set free to become all that God wants me to be, to achieve all that God wants me to achieve, to enjoy all that God w

The Great Exchange

  “The best news the world ever had came from a graveyard.” Anonymous The greatest day in history took place over 2000 years ago, the day when Jesus Christ conquered sin and death. Easter signifies hope. Though my sins are like scarlet,
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A Knowing Gets You Going

“Prophecy is an intercept from the mind of an all-knowing and all-seeing and all-powerful God.” Joel C. Rosenberg Fear, shame and unbelief have been like iron chains clamped around my wrists and ankles, causing me to shuffle along in life

Looking Good

“Shame is a soul eating emotion.” C. G. Jung I loved dressing up when I was a little girl. I’d put on various outfits, Mom’s jewelry, hats and the ultimate…high heels. My parents called me the Dress-Up Queen. I don’

You’re Killing Me Smalls

“Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.” Mother Teresa The famous line, “You’re killing me Smalls,” from the 1993 movie, “The Sandlot,” accurately depicts what happens when unkind