This is a wonderful journal prompt for the insecure heart, struggling with self worth.

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The Return To The Lord devotion by Erin L. Todd is about a new way to look at sin and repentance. First 5 App: Prone to Wander Study // My Moment: Read Lamentations 3:40, Samuel 7:3-4 and Joel 2:12-13. What are you learning about returning to the Lord? Returning to the Lord – the thought alone is loaded! I came from Him but I moved away. He did not move. My actions and attitudes have moved me far away from Him. For me, returning to the Lord is about looking at sin differently than I have before, and not making it about…

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In my first post of the blog series “Confessions of a Recovering Perfectionist” I want to cut right to the juicy part and share a simple tool that has served me well in battling my insecurity and perfectionist tendencies: my How to Embrace Imperfection Daily Checklist. As a chronic dieter and perfectionist, I used to delight in magazine articles and blog posts that gave diet tips in the “Eat This, Not That” form. I would stare at them until the “bad” foods were banished into the forbidden part of my brain and the “good” foods were moved to the top…

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After embarking on this “Body Love for Lent” journey (aka Giving Up Diet Culture For Lent), God has been showing me false idols again and again. In this season of Lenten repentance, I’m feeling called to confess the sin of a false idol in my own life and turn away from it. My relatively limited Bible study left me with the impression that false idols are only about worshiping multiple gods and making sacrifices to statues… you know, pagan stuff. I hate to admit it, but I ignored it all. I thought false idols didn’t apply to modern day, let…

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Sometimes other people can express what you want to say even better than you can. This is one of those times. Christy Harrison and her guests Lindsay and Lexie Kite are nailing it! This image on Instagram was a total scroll stopper and then the message spoke to my heart. chr1styharrisonYou are more than your body. You are more than what you look like, more than whether or not people perceive you as attractive. Your worth doesn’t lie in your body size, shape, or appearance. You are *so* much more than all of that. . You are your ideas and…

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