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When is Enough Enough?

By |2017-12-17T14:54:18+00:00October 22nd, 2012|Categories: Anxiety, Christian|Tags: , , , |

Many of us are plagued by a common condition: we rarely appreciate who we are and what we have. And so begins our endless pursuit of you-fill-in-the-blank, fueled by a nagging voice incessantly whining that we are not enough. Sound familiar? You're not alone, since humans have had this struggle for millennia.

Exposing a Quiet Threat to Self-Esteem

By |2017-12-17T14:49:41+00:00August 29th, 2012|Categories: Anxiety|Tags: , , |

How is a thief exposed?  Usually his or her identity comes into focus when we realize that something of value has been taken from us.  A successful thief stays in business by pulling the wool over our eyes, and keeping our attention in the dark.  Maybe the thief starts out taking small bits of what we [...]

Perfection…

By |2017-12-12T21:46:43+00:00February 20th, 2012|Categories: Anxiety, Christian, Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

We keep chasing after perfection as if it is an achievable goal, when really it is the most grand and painful of all mirages.    – Courtney E. Martin Ms. Martin penned these words about the female preoccupation with weight in Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters (2007).  Yet almost everywhere I look, even in the mirror, I [...]