To The Girl Doubting Her Identity
Self worth and identity

To The Girl Doubting Her Identity

My heart pounded as I stared at my computer screen, debating whether or not to post my prayer request. While I love being part of communities that pray for each other regularly, this prayer request required a level of vulnerability and honesty I wasn’t sure I was ready for.  Swallowing my pride, I sent up …

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Trusting God

Dear Rose, Let God Fight for You

I sat on a dirty couch, surrounded with dirty toys, in a building filled with people who seemed to only care about themselves.  My parents were in court, fighting for the rights of two little girls we were fostering, and I was, once again, stuck in the waiting room with my little siblings. Just… waiting. …

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Self worth and identity

You Are Not Called To Conform

 Who are you?   Perhaps more importantly, who are you trying to be?  Do you aspire to be popular? Does your life center around your successes and achievements? Are you striving to make yourself act a certain way? Society pushes us to conform.  We live in a society which encourages individuality and self-expression, yet pushes everyone …

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Self worth and identity

Who Do We Belong To?

Where do you belong? Maybe you feel at home with your classmates, or maybe your family. Quite possibly, you don’t feel like you belong anywhere. Today I’m going to talk about “belonging” in the sense of spiritual family.  We can belong to the world, to ourselves, or to Christ. Each of these can bring a …

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Satan’s lies

Worldly Self-Esteem vs. Confidence in Christ

Believe in Yourself? “I don’t know what I should do. Maybe I’m just really awful at writing?”  The girl sighed as she flopped down onto the sofa.  “What are you talking about? You’re an amazing writer! You just need to have more self-esteem.”  The girl arched her eyebrows at her friend, “What do you mean …

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