Here is a blog we did a few months back. I re read it and it encouraged me again. I do not want to hold people in shame, and I do not want them to hold me in it either- but it is easy to do in the most subtle ways. I encourage you to and my self today to rise above….and simply love people<3
Shame, is a topic none of us want to talk about…. and….that is where it gets it’s power. We all have it. Some of us have dealt with it better than others, or we are completely disconnected people and we become sociopaths!
As I was reading a book called Search for Significance by Robert McGee, a friend of mine gave me the book Daring Greatly by Brene’ Brown. OK! I am paying attention, this is some thing that God wants me to deal with in my life!
McGee says about shame; “too often our personality becomes glued to the failures. Our self-image becomes no more than a reflection of our past.” That, McGee says,” leads us to believing a lie; I am what I am, I cannot change.”
Brown says; ” as we work to understand shame, one of the simpler reasons that shame is so difficult to talk about…
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