Stu’s World: Post Picks for June 2022

I must be honest. I have not been reading a lot lately much less writing due to being so drained after work. These hot days drain a person. I'm staying hydrated but it feels like I sweat it out as fast as I can take it in. But there are a few posts that I… Continue reading Stu’s World: Post Picks for June 2022

Stu’s World: Post Picks For April 2022

Man oh man! I don't know what it is about April but wow! There are been so many amazing posts chocked full of substance, biblical knowledge, testimonies and sheer love for fellow bloggers and readers! I truly hope you enjoy these as much or better yet more than I! Allow me to jump right in… Continue reading Stu’s World: Post Picks For April 2022

Stu’s World: Post Picks For March 2022

It is time to share some more of my favorite posts. I know the title says March but a few of these will be from February Melissa tells us How God Defines Love in this thought provoking truth filled post. I shared it on my Twitter account and am now sharing it with you. If… Continue reading Stu’s World: Post Picks For March 2022

Stu’s World: Post Picks

I have not done one of these in a while now so I figured it was past time to share some of my favorite posts. Many of these have been in my reader saved for future Post Picks but I just never did them. I will try to be better y'all. I just don't know… Continue reading Stu’s World: Post Picks

The Label You Wear Isn’t Always Accurate

But we don’t have to play into Satan’s hands. We can correct our erroneous beliefs and develop an accurate and genuine assessment of our true selves. And we begin by understanding God’s assessment of our worth.

This is how shame is defeated and the recovery can truly begin.

Sexually Pure Men

By Eddie Capparucci, Ph.D., LPC, C-CSAS

Those who struggle with addictive behaviors most likely have a laundry list of terms to describe themselves — and as you would imagine, none of them are complementary. There is an intense shame that comes with addiction, especially for those who struggle with porn. I believe shame is the strongest barrier to recovery. The constant battle to “get it right” and failing time and time again leads those addicted feeling defeated and hopeless.

Many of the negativelabels we wear are nothing more than lies we have come to believe woven into our identity. Lies such as “I’m not smart,” “I don’t measure up, “I am unlovable,” “I am worthless,” “I’m weak,” and “I am a mistake.”

We tell ourselves numerous mistruths, and we carry them around like ID cards. These are identities filled with hurt, pain, and shame. Songwriter and performer Matthew West wrote…

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