Compare and Despair

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Compare and Despair

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Compare and Despair

“The Reason We Struggle with Insecurity is because We Compare Our behind the Scenes with Everyone Else’s Highlight Reel.”  Steven Furtick

 

We live in an interesting time of sharing snippets of happiness on social media while assuming we’re seeing everyone else’s whole picture.

We live in a time where we shout from the rooftops all that is good in our lives and hide the rest in the shadows.

We don’t talk openly about the challenges and we end up feeling like we’re all alone, the only one feeling this way. That’s a slippery slope to thinking we’re somehow ...continue reading...

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Fear or Love: Those are Our Options and We Get to Choose

“There are 2 basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all life has to offer with passion, excitement and acceptance.” John Lennon

Everything we do moves us either closer to fear or closer to love.

Moving closer to fear feels like hiding ourselves, suppressing our insecurities, running from the truth, or trying to make love happen.

Fear feel like wanting love by our sides, but never being willing to take the steps forward to make that happen.

Fear moves us towards self-judgments such ...continue reading...

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Living a Lie

“Break the silence.  Find a safe way to begin to live… outside of the confines of living a lie—and figure out what it would look like to live in the light of the truth.” Dr. Robin Smith

I used to know a woman who had it all together.  She had a picture-perfect life – a nice husband, a big home, a good job – probably not a care in the world.  She had a large circle of friends, a supportive family, she was fairly healthy – surely she was happy and content in her life.  What I ...continue reading...

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