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Couples Series: Lighten Up Part 1

Doesn’t it just drive you crazy when you hear your 12 year old complain about being bored? You say, “Go outside, shoot some hoops, go bike riding; ANYTHING except complain about being bored.”

Well guess what, kids are not the only ones who complain about being bored! We may not say it out loud, but may of us adults view life very similarly as that 12 year old.

Step 5

“If I am not in touch with my own belovedness, then I cannot touch the sacredness of others. If I am estranged from myself, I am likewise a stranger to others.” –Brennan Manning
There are many examples where people demonstrate high levels of insecurity around us.

Step 4

People who have lost their identity often feel helpless and vulnerable. It seems like they have no access to their voice. Some are afraid to be noticed or seen. If they don’t have confidence it’s much more comfortable to be invisible. And whether or not they are conscious of that instinct, their body language will correspond.

Step 3

Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke to over 250,000 people attending the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in August of 1963. On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Dr. King gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech; people from all over the country came to hear him share his dream.

Step 2

“Many people find themselves defeated by the most powerful psychological weapon…low self-esteem.” –David Seamands

What's In A Name?

Have you ever been called by a name other than your own?
There were four of us kids growing up and when Dad was upset with one of us, he’d go through all 4 names until he came to the right one. “Jimmy, Connie, Marilyn, I mean Randy! Get to the table, dinner is going to get cold!”

 

Identity Theft

Have you ever had your identity stolen? I have and it doesn’t feel good.
Identity theft occurs when someone uses another’s personally identifying information, such as his or her name, without permission, to commit a crime. 

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