A perfect and shameless world is not a fairy tale. We were designed for it.
(UN)ASHAMED to Burn
We get the privilege of walking like this. Living torches, burning beyond anything we are naturally capable of...
My daughter, like many 5-year-olds, frequently rotates her preferred, future occupation. Sometimes, she wants to be a teacher. Other times, a Mommy. Still other times, an artist. But this past week, she’s been announcing to our family and friends, “When I grow up, I want to be a Helper and a Giver.”...
(UN)ASHAMED: Combating Shame
It’s happened before. It happened again last night. I reacted in a way that was shockingly inconsistent with how I normally behave... Forty-five minutes later I was still making apologies.
(UN)ASHAMED: Living Outside of Fear
I’ve used many words to describe my thought processes. I have an “overactive imagination”. I’m “excessively analytical”. My mental wheels just “won’t stop spinning”. But at the the heart lies a very real and dangerously large emotion: fear.
(UN)ASHAMED: The Pride of Life
I’ve been stuck in a vicious cycle of wondering when I’m finally going to have it all together. Why does it seem I’m so incapable of staying on top of...
(UN)ASHAMED: Come Back to the Table
Do you ever feel guilty when you haven’t spent time reading the Bible? Have you ever started a reading plan and in a few short days or weeks got so far behind you quit?
(UN)ASHAMED: Healing a Soul of Shame
It was late one evening, several months ago that I shared with my husband that I believed that shame was ruining my life.
(UN)ASHAMED: People Pleasing Dethroned
My face that once hurt from “plastic” smiling sometimes still hurts— but now it’s from an overflow of joy that can’t be artificially manufactured...
(UN)ASHAMED: Depression & Anxiety
This is where Jesus meets me. In my shame. In my utter helplessness. And he reminds me that I CAN DO NOTHING.