Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Why? #SOL15


Why does the fear of rejection shake our confidence? 
Why do we hustle for worthiness? 
Why do we dread the disapproval of others? 
Why is it hard to say no?
Why does resentment bubble at the surface?
Why do differences divide and separate?
Why does comparison steal joy?
Why do our emotions get the best of us sometimes?
Why is our internal critic so loud?
Why are there really complex questions without clear answers?

11 comments:

  1. I loved this piece! It especially convicting as we watch for approval from our peers who value the same things. I especially liked the repetitive structure.

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  2. I loved this piece! It especially convicting as we watch for approval from our peers who value the same things. I especially liked the repetitive structure.

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  3. ah yes, some of the questions that go round and round in my brain, too. perhaps the "why is our internal critic so loud" resonates the most with me today. thought-provoking slice.

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  4. Your questions are giving me a lot to think about. I think that one of the answers is, we are pleasers by nature. I often wonder why the word "argument" has a negative connotation? I think it is healthy to hear different sides of an argument and different perspectives. I think sometimes disagreements are seen as a personal attacks when often that is not the case at all.

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  5. So good....

    Why haunts me, too....

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  6. I love the honesty with which you are expressing your feelings. I so often feel the same!

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  7. Why do differences divide and separate? Good question. I live in Indiana, and our government is passing laws right now that don't make any sense. Our differences should make us less boring. Our differences should make us feel original and proud. Our differences should NOT become excuses for wanting to learn LESS about each other! I could go on and on. Thank you for your post! Jennifer Sniadecki

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  8. These are some of the questions that have been bouncing around in my mind this week. Thank you so much for the final statement.

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  9. These would be a great discussion piece for a teen girls mentor group. Wonderful questions with so many varied and valid responses. Thanks for giving me food for thought.

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  10. These would be a great discussion piece for a teen girls mentor group. Wonderful questions with so many varied and valid responses. Thanks for giving me food for thought.

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  11. These are hard questions that resonate with many people. Sometimes negativity seems to rise to the surface. We need to keep encouraging each other!

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