The Trouble with Self-Condemnation

When’s the last time your beat yourself up? Last week when you lost your temper at work? Yesterday when your teenager acted out and you felt like a rotten parent? This morning when you stepped on the scale? Self-absorption entails far more than typical pride—it means anything that shifts your awareness away from Jesus (orContinue reading “The Trouble with Self-Condemnation”

When a Loved One Hits Bottom

Are you feeling the pain and distress of watching an adult child or a friend make terrible choices? Maybe you’ve scrambled to fix their problems, you’ve given advice, you’ve bailed them out more than once, you’ve prayed more times than you can count—only to find out a week or month or year later that they’veContinue reading “When a Loved One Hits Bottom”