As Christian women I believe we have a problem.
We are afraid.
We worry more about being self-centered than we do about being God-centered. We spend more time distancing ourselves from the appearance of selfishness leaving us less time for true selflessness. We’re so concerned that we not self-indulge, that we restrict ourselves to the point of resentment, and then don’t know where to turn.
And then there’s our self-image. Are we to hate ourselves or love ourselves? Are we miserable sinners or glorious saints? Can we be proud of ourselves or should we be oblivious or even dismissive to who we are or what we need?
I know that there are those who struggle with narcissism and arrogance, who demand attention and a focus on themselves, but as a coach to Christian women, more often than not, I talk to wonderful people who’ve lost their confidence.… Read the rest