Over the years, as I tried and gave up on losing weight, I made some unhealthy and dangerous mistakes. Ironically, it was my previous experiences with failures that taught me what I know now.
After a lot of self-help books and many therapy sessions, I realized that I wasn’t emotionally available to myself. In fact, I often invalidated or minimized my own feelings.
Distracted living is a fact of life. Unfortunately, one of the effects of inattention is losing sight of who we are. We can easily lose touch with what our feelings, triggers, values, boundaries, and even our qualities.
Lately, I’ve been thinking about God’s grace and the meaning behind 2 Corinthians 12:9 — because to be honest His grace hasn’t always felt sufficient to me.