Hidden Pride (My Struggle With Validation)

Edited: March 2nd, 2021 Validation. It's a struggle I've had since a preteen. When I had little self-esteem in myself feeling validated felt REALLY good. Praise. Admiration. You name it. Pride & Humility Unfortunately feeling validated doesn't give us self-esteem or confidence. We are always going to want more. As I slowly began to gain … Continue reading Hidden Pride (My Struggle With Validation)

Struggle Of Being A Nitpicker

I wouldn't say I'm nitpicky. Nitpicky- Looking for small, or unimportant faults, especially to criticize someone.  Yeah, that's not me!  Until I read today's devotional which touched on a wise warning from Jesus. (NIV) Matthew 7:03, "Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank … Continue reading Struggle Of Being A Nitpicker

What Are You Carrying

What is in your heart, today? (NIV) Matthew 11:28, "Come to Me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." A number of Christians I see put on a front. They want to appear strong and near perfect to other Christians. "I don't experience that, ever. I don't understand that … Continue reading What Are You Carrying

Are We Too Confident In Ourselves?

We should never pride ourselves on what God has granted to us. Our abilities. Our gifts. Our knowledge. As much as each one can be used for His glory, to further His kingdom, and to draw us closer to Him, they could easily become a problem. Not because of God, but because of us. We … Continue reading Are We Too Confident In Ourselves?