Tag: Forgiven

Faith, General, Identity

The Shame-Free Warrior

Shame. It plagues us, haunts our souls. Shame drives us to hide, to cover up. My fear is if you knew what I know about me, you’d reject me. You would withhold love.  So, in our shame, we compensate. We medicate. We cover up with anything that we think will […]

Faith

Fear or Faith?

Two months after placing my childlike faith in Jesus my perfect life was suddenly upended. Stolen innocence would be the enemy’s divisive tactic. My purity traded for self-conscious, loathing shame. The world, as it was dreamed, disappeared. Can one un-see or un-experience a trauma?   And once it is gone, […]