Ever Feel Like God Doesn’t Really Like You?

Ever Feel Like God Doesn’t Really Like You?

Sometimes, when I look at what Christians believe about God, I think: No wonder so many Christians have such low self-esteem! I recently received a letter from a woman that I think is a really important one.A woman writes about all the theology that she’s been...
The Battle of Insecurity as a Mom

The Battle of Insecurity as a Mom

Today’s guest post is from Sarah Ball, aka The Virtuous Woman Exposed, talking about insecurity as a mom. I dare you to get through this without laughing! I had 2 health care appointments recently – one for an overall health examination, the other for an...
Genetic Curse?

Genetic Curse?

Is the genetic curse real–are we destined to copy our parents? In my quest to take a bit more vacation this summer, I’m rerunning some older columns. This one, which addresses this whole “genetic curse” issue, first appeared January 14, 2005....
Can You Praise Your Kids Too Much?

Can You Praise Your Kids Too Much?

Is it possible to be too nice to your children? Yesterday I was listening to the radio and was reminded of that fact that the people with the highest self-esteem tend to be those on death row. Those who feel best about themselves are often criminals. Indeed,...