Tag Archives: Guilt

Get off the guilt trip

It’s possible to hurt ourselves and others when we don’t deal constructively with guilt in a grace-based, future-oriented way. Continue reading

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Elentics and the Holy Spirit

All who care about reaching others with the goodnews of salvation must care about elentics. Continue reading

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Do you forgive or enable?

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Suffering in silence

She finally gained the necessary courage to tell me a story that she had kept to herself until that point. Continue reading

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Breaking the hold of Guilt

Guilt is a message of disapproval sent to our minds which says, “You should be ashamed of yourself!” A constructive response to guilt is a grace-based, future-oriented, and an other-centered choice. Continue reading

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When failure or fear become idols

Don’t waste life on past regrets and future fears! There are far better uses of our time and energy than wasting them dwelling on failures and fears.
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5 resources for responding to guilt

Five resources. Discuss them with others. Continue reading

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