Posts tagged compassion
Deny yourself or love yourself? The answer is both.

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I’ve always wrestled with denying myself or loving myself. “Denying myself” is biblical, but it’s wrongly applied to mean self-loathing. “Loving myself” isn’t a tweetable verse in the Bible, but it’s the message of the biblical story as a whole. You can see why I wrestled so much with this dilemma. What I learned is that the answer isn’t either/or but both. By denying my fake self, I learn to love my real self — the person God created me to be. Read more here.

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