I struggle deeply with self-acceptance. I’ve struggled with it all my life. Continue reading “Pop-Psychology versus Biblical Self-Acceptance”
How to Handle Rejection
To get through life, it’s important to learn how to handle rejection. It’s hard to face rejection, but we’ve all been rejected, and we’re all going to be rejected in the future. Continue reading “How to Handle Rejection”
Comparison is the fastest destroyer of calling, joy, and peace. When you compare your life, journey, talent, gifting, or calling to someone else’s, you will always find yourself lacking. Continue reading “Comparison Steals”
What Are You Worth?
By: Danni Synot
I don’t know about you, but I love a good milkshake. Anything from plain vanilla, strawberry or chocolate, to a berry milkshake with all the lashings of cream, ice cream, and butterscotch brittle. Continue reading “What Are You Worth?”
When Rejection Ruins Who You Thought You Were
By: Jennie Scott
When you’ve experienced rejection in your life, a serious rejection of all that you are, you see everything through the lens of being unwanted and unworthy. Continue reading “When Rejection Ruins Who You Thought You Were”
Why You Should Let Go of Your Self-Esteem
By: Michael McQueen
Everybody loves an ego boost. The word of encouragement from the colleague, the compliment from the spouse or the pat on the back from the boss work wonders for our sense of self-esteem. Continue reading “Why You Should Let Go of Your Self-Esteem”
Get Your Praise From God
People are like mirrors. We look at them and think that we see ourselves in what we see reflected back. If we see things like forgiveness and love, then we believe ourselves to be worthy of forgiveness and love. If, on the other hand, we see unforgiveness and rejection, then we believe ourselves to be unforgivable and unacceptable. Continue reading “Get Your Praise From God”
What Lies Are You Believing About Yourself?
By: Sheridan Voysey
A troubled home life. Feelings of insecurity. A longing for love. Self-hatred. For Malcolm Duncan these feelings developed into a destructive morning mantra he would repeat in the mirror throughout his earliest years. Then one night he had a powerful experience… at a rock concert of all places… that changed everything. Continue reading “What Lies Are You Believing About Yourself?”
Not Good Enough?
By: Leigh Ockey
Hermann and Pauline lived in the German town of Ulm where they ran a small enterprise that produced featherbeds. Continue reading “Not Good Enough?”
7 Things to Say to Boost Your Child’s Self Esteem
Self-esteem means liking who you are, and feeling like you’re “ok”. Having high levels of self-esteem is correlated with better outcomes in life – especially for our children. Kids with high self-esteem are more satisfied with life, have better relationships, do better in school, and are physically and mentally healthier. But this doesn’t mean that self-esteem causes these things. In fact, it could be the other way around: these things might cause self-esteem! Continue reading “7 Things to Say to Boost Your Child’s Self Esteem”