Category Archives: Confessions

Self-Deceiver…Grace Receiver…Kingdom Seeker

I am a self deceiver Blind to my own sin Trapped in my own mind Stuck in my own ways Hungering for control Craving for comfort Coveting stuff Wanting Whining Winning at any cost Self-protecting Self-promoting Self-conscious Self-centered Self-justifying Self-gratifying … Continue reading

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Confession #5 – The Strange Gift of Dysfunction

I grew up in a good home. I absolutely love my family. But we had our share of dysfunction at times. Conflict avoidance. Difficulty expressing deeper thoughts or emotions. Unspoken tension and disagreements. Relational distance. Church life also had its … Continue reading

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Confession #4 – Anxiety Is a Battle

I remember my first bout with panic attacks. I felt like I was drowning on dry land as wave after wave of anxiety hit me. It was a horrible experience. Feeling out of control. Fighting your own mind. Trying to … Continue reading

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Confession #3 – I Can Still Have Doubts

Being a Christian does not mean that you do not have doubts. In fact, the absence of doubts would eliminate the need for faith. Of course, let me first clarify something about faith. Faith is not belief in something contrary … Continue reading

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Confession #2 – I Can Feel Like I Have Failed

I am perfectionistic. Maybe even a little OCD. Crooked pictures bother me. I hate finding spelling errors. I walk through our auditorium during the week and straighten out chairs. Part of it is probably my personality…some from my family background … Continue reading

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