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Fear of People’s Disapproval Is Risky (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 207)

John 5:44 (NLT)
No wonder you can’t believe! For you gladly honor each other, but you don’t care about the honor that comes from the one who alone is God. 283 more words


The Only Approval that Matters (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 206)

2 Corinthians 10:18 (NLT)
When people commend themselves, it doesn’t count for much. The important thing is for the Lord to commend them.

From social media posts and pictures to glamour magazines to reviews, applause, and promotions, the need for approval is seemingly widespread. 370 more words


10 Life Lessons I Learned at a Funeral

  1. Make your own decisions, or someone else will. This doesn’t just apply to your last wishes, but your entire life.
  1. Dwelling on the past (regrets) is a waste of energy.
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Day In The Life

People-pleasing is an exercise in futility: Part 2

Note: Please click here for Part 1

Human beings want to impress those who don’t like them or those who are critical of them. That’s understandable. 315 more words

Pardon me People Pleasing!

Dear People Pleasing,

It’s so flipping over. The wheels you have carted rolling me in other directions I no longer want any parts of. The tumble weeds that have been tossed in the wind, in my direction, is nothing I want to associate with any more. 759 more words


People-Pleasing and the Loss of Imagination

“My world must be very small for me to be preoccupied with the opinions of others. What a relief to be offered something bigger, something more important than the anxieties that keep me awake at night.” -Ed Welch, Running Scared