Not needing somebodiness/success. What’s better than being respected, admired, envied? Having a healthy-indifference to anyone’s respect, admiration, envy of me.
How does one obtain a healthy-indifference to the somebodiness his flesh CRAVES? Jesus provides this to those who are aware of the problem and want help — who want to be rescued from the prison of approval addiction — not just others’ approval, but my own approval of me.
Self-awareness without self-acceptance is a miserable existence. Most live in denial of their misery. I’ve not been very-self-aware or very-self-accepting all my life, until recent years. A free ebook, that I didn’t write, has been used of Jesus to grow me much-more-self-aware and much-more-self-accepting. Much-more healthy-indifference. If you’d like a copy of the book, and my notes about how Jesus has used it in my life, lemme know.
—Dave McCarty, GospelFriendships
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