“Over the years, I have come to realize that the greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity, or power, but self-rejection” – Henri Nouwen
When will you start believing and acknowledging the fact that because of the Cross you have no right to ‘reject’ yourself? To constantly feel ashamed or embarrassed about something you have done? To be weighed down by guilt?
Jesus Christ took on that rejection, your shame and guilt when He allowed Himself to be crucified on the Cross. Stop demeaning what the Lord has done for you.
Many addictions in our lives are there because of self-rejection. If we loved ourselves as God has commanded us to love ourselves we would recognize the immense worth we have in His eyes and we would seek help for our addictions to alcohol, gambling, eating disorders, anger, guilt – the list is endless.
Guilt is one of the worst addictions…
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