I am honored to kick off a blog series with two writers I truly respect: Emily Conrad and Mary Geisen. Over the next six weeks, the three of us will take turns sharing on our series called— Chosen and Approved: Untangling Our Identities from People and Perfection. This series resonates with my heart—both because of what I’m learning about my identity and how insecurity affects it, and because I suspect others also struggle with knowing who they really are. It is my hope that this series will minister and speak life-giving truths to all who read the posts.
If you’ve read my blog for any length of time, you know I’ve been a people-pleasing girl for most of my life.
I’m not proud of this.
Peer-rejection does crooked things to a young girl’s heart. It leaves her craving acceptance and approval . …
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