Posts Tagged: self-image

Rethinking Accountability: A Proactive & Healing Approach Part 1

Have you, as I have, experienced reactive and unhealthy accountability in your life? Have you found yourself hiding your struggles, or only sharing your unhealthy choices after you returned to them? Were you then shamed by others after you finally mustered up the courage to open up? In this post I address the difference between “accountability”… Read more »

Self-Image: See Yourself as God Sees You

Welcome to another post in our new year-long blog series, "Journey Together," where we answer questions about God, relationships, and life! Hi there! We're Jennifer Davis and Anne Clark. Having the opportunity to work with Josh McDowell, we've learned just how important self-image is. Josh says it affects every relationship in our lives. For that... Read more »

Live in the Light: See Yourself As God Sees You

Shine God's Light

Ladies, in this, the third blog post in our series exploring our true identity, let’s look at whether you’re shining the proper light on your portrait—the self image of YOU that you carry around inside your head. As we’ve already noted, your TRUE identity comes from one single source: what God says about you.  At Calvary, God declared to heaven,… Read more »

Mistaken Identity: See Yourself as God Sees You

Self-portrait

Ladies, in this, the second blog post in our series exploring our true identity, let’s look at whether you’re walking around with a mistaken identity. Say what??? Here’s what I mean: there is a very good chance, especially if you’re basing your self-identity and self-worth on the three cultural myths we covered last week, that you’re viewing yourself entirely… Read more »

Personal Identity: See Yourself as God Sees You

Woman Identity

Ladies, in this, the first blog post in our series exploring our true identity, we have to ask: How do you see yourself? As God sees you—or as the world sees you? Are you basing your personal identity on your job title? Your marital status? Your dress size? The car you drive? The volume of “Likes” your selfies and posts garner on… Read more »

Filling Our Three Deepest Needs in 2017

Filling our deepest needs in 2017

Are Our Deepest Needs Fillable?   As New Year’s Eve approaches, many of us feel the weight of expected self-reflection and new year resolutions. What’s going right in our lives? What needs to be tweaked? What’s definitely not working? Do we have the friends we want? The significant other we crave? The prestige and financial success we’ve decided we deserve? What… Read more »

Why Parenting Is More Important Than Schools

A new study shows that parental involvement matters more for performance than schools, but that doesn’t mean going to PTA meetings “…parents, of all backgrounds, don’t need to buy expensive educational toys or digital devices for their kids in order to give them an edge. They don’t need to chauffeur their offspring to enrichment classes or… Read more »

The Pink Backpack

My name is AnnaLisa and this is a story about something that Josh did 30 years ago that changed my life. By the time I was in my second semester as a freshman at UCLA, Satan had convinced me of 2 things: My life was worthless.  I had entered college a drama major with dreams… Read more »