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Posts Tagged: acceptance

What Lens Are We Looking (Judging) Through?

What lens do we read the Bible through? And by lens, I mean what belief system? We all have lenses. They’re created by how we perceive the world, what we consider just and how we think others should be treated. There are a myriad of factors that create the lenses we view life through. But… Read more »

Do We Disappoint God?

Does God feel disappointed when we sin? Before we dig into that, we need to uncover our biases. How do we approach God’s view of us. Do we put ourselves in His shoes? (I think we often do this unconsciously. After all, that is our only point of reference.) Do we approach the question from a… Read more »

How Do People Experience Us?

How do people experience us? Honestly, I’m not sure I’d like to know how some people experience me. There was that time, many years ago, when I got really irritated with an employee at a pizza parlor. Words are my gift and if I’m not connected with Jesus I can draw more than a little blood…. Read more »

Walking Away from Judging

If one thing was the root for most of our problems, what would it be? I wonder if it would be judgment? We live in a society so conditioned to judge that we rarely notice when we are doing it: She’s too heavy. Too thin. Too talkative. Why’d she style her hair like that? That’s a… Read more »

God Is Not Disappointed With You!

I had an interesting conversation with my daughter last night. She struggles with the fear of rejection. The fear that if people really know her, they won’t like her. Yeah, that apple didn’t roll too far from the tree–—that was my biggest fear for years. She also believed she should be ashamed of her wrong… Read more »

The Great Exchange

Shame steals. It’s insidious. Slimy. It relentlessly seeks any cracks in our core being. Hunting for the fault lines. Nourishing the lies that we aren’t good enough. That our failures define us. It finds those fears and erodes, pushing and wedging itself in deeper and deeper. Feeding the erroneous belief that our happiness is unequivocally… Read more »