Friday 18th April 2014,

Browsing the "Insecurity" Category


The Attack of Anxiety

I remember the feeling all to well. My chest felt so tight. I could hear my heart beating, it seemed overwhelmingly loud, my mind was swirling. I began to feel flush. What on earth is happening to my body? I [...]

April 10, 2014 Anxiety, Insecurity, Suffering

We’re All Still in High School.

“Apparently the new fad is who can take the best nude photo.” She says the word “nude” like the internet meme, “newd” “Excuse me?” “Yeah, everyone who’s popular takes a nude photo and sends it out via social media”. “You [...]

March 24, 2014 Insecurity, Pride

What Do You See When You Look in the Mirror?

I love snow. It’s so beautiful and peaceful as it falls. This week we were fortunate enough to actually see 8 inches of snow where I live, which is unusual. I was watching it fall and noticed each little flake [...]

February 25, 2014 Insecurity, Women

Relying on the “Pick Me Up”

Why are you doing this? Out of emotion? Because of something in the past? Because you don’t like your present state? What makes you want to do this?   When we are covered in anger, or resentment… when we start [...]

October 22, 2013 Dating, Faith, Fear, God, Grief, Honesty, Insecurity, Lies, Listening, Pain, Suffering, Suicide

Depression Isn’t Tangible But Neither is the Solution.

Part of depression is not being willing to forgive. It may be someone who hurt you that you are unwilling to forgive. Maybe you did something and aren’t willing to forgive yourself. But it takes strength to be willing to [...]

October 11, 2013 forgiveness, God, Insecurity, Lies, Love, Suffering, Suicide


One of the sweetest parts of marriage is that my husband loves me no matter what. Now I’m not just talking about he loves me even if I make crazy chore lists for him or he loves me even if [...]

August 20, 2013 Blog, Faith, Grace, Insecurity

Hold Fast…..We Believe in You

I’m crying and watching blood gush over my right eyebrow as I sit in my laundry room with my Dad. He is the nurse in the family. My mom has gone over to yell at the other teenage boy who [...]

June 26, 2013 Faith, Fear, hope, Insecurity, Pain, purpose
Guest Blogger

Self-conscious, insecure, emotionally broken….but changing

“I don’t understand why you do it? You’re a good guy, you love God, but you treat your friends like garbage and can be the biggest ass sometimes! Why can’t you understand we love you but you push us away [...]

June 8, 2013 Blog, Guest Blog, Insecurity

Ground Zero

All my life I’ve defined myself by whether or not people believe who I think I am. Whether you’ve been bullied, put down one too many times, or struggle to know who you are, I hope this resonates with you. [...]

June 5, 2013 Culture, Insecurity
Guest Blogger

Insecurity and the Other Sex

I’m sitting in my dorm room catching up on the latest buzz on the Heart Support website. It’s always encouraging reading the blogs, but after Ben Sledge’s The Things We Carry blog I felt a heaviness on my heart to [...]

May 3, 2013 advice, Insecurity, Men, Women