The grace of God has reached for me And pulled me from the raging sea And I am safe on this solid ground The Lord is my salvation "The Lord is My Salvation" by Keith and Kristyn Getty I have fallen this week, this month. I have sinned repeatedly, even when I knew it was… Continue reading Grace Draws Us Back
I wrote this post about six months after I was finally able to open up to people in order to become closer to them and to grow myself. I'm still a firm believer in breaking the mask.
There are studies of the psychological benefits of being happy with yourself, statistics about how many people aren't, and expositions on how to be content. But I believe they all miss a very important point: the effect your self-image has on other people.
What does the word "failure" mean to you? A big red "F" on a paper. Losing an important game. Letting your friend down. I bet you've already failed today. I bet you overslept, or snapped at someone, or didn't meet a goal. There are as many ways to fail as there are people to fail. They come in all shapes and sizes.