While living in the past isn’t healthy, I think that remembering where we’ve come from and what God has brought us through is incredibly important.
The truth is that there is freedom from shame in Christ. He lived and died so that we can live shame-free with a full relationship with the Father.
Though it’s easier for us to focus on the external, the truth is that it’s the internal that always radiates outward.
I highly recommend you try confession and repentance for yourself and see how God moves in your life!
One of the beautiful things about God is that he cares so much about us that he’s willing to get us out of our comfort zones.
But what if our pain, our struggle, and our brokenness are actually good things?
This recovering control freak is indeed walking out her recovery.
Let’s create safe spaces where we can grieve our sins, our losses, and our unmet expectations and see how God heals us!
Hopefully, we’ll all get a little bit better at paying attention to these warning signs, loving ourselves, and, as a result, we’ll love others even better.
As uncomfortable as it can be, community is a vital part of our healing process.