A perfect and shameless world is not a fairy tale. We were designed for it.
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: 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: Depression & Anxiety
This is where Jesus meets me. In my shame. In my utter helplessness. And he reminds me that I CAN DO NOTHING.
(UN)ASHAMED: Guilt and Glory
At a 20-week ultrasound, we found out our unborn daughter’s development wasn’t normal. We were told the worst-case scenario was that she wouldn’t walk or talk...
Encountering God, Naked and Unashamed
A few years back I decided to look up the meaning of my name. The first thing that popped up was “pure”...
You Are Not Alone
What are you hiding? Is your house an absolute disaster? Have you screamed at your kids this week? Or how about this: Is your marriage failing? Have you lost hope?...