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The freedom to be okay
TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 06/25/2010 | Carol Round

Posted on 06/25/2010 11:05:25 AM PDT by Patriot1259

“How do you become okay with yourself?”

How would you answer this question? A young woman who is going through a difficult time posed this question to me recently. Before I set my eyes upon Jesus, I could not have answered her.

Growing up during the 60s, I never felt I was okay, at least by society’s standards. According to the dictionary, the word okay has the following meanings: all right, satisfactory, acceptable and adequate. Even as an adult, I had a hard time accepting myself, faults and all. Things changed in my late 40s when I began searching for something to fill the emptiness that had once been filled by doubts, fear and a need to please. That something was Jesus....

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TOPICS: Religion
KEYWORDS: encouragement; freedom; jesuschrist; self

1 posted on 06/25/2010 11:05:28 AM PDT by Patriot1259
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To: Patriot1259

“How do you become okay with yourself?”

Become a lumberjack?


2 posted on 06/25/2010 11:23:07 AM PDT by nhoward14 (A mind is a terrible thing to waste. That is why Obama gave his away.)
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