Browsed by
Tag: approval

Approval and Burnout – September 10 Inspiration

Approval and Burnout – September 10 Inspiration

Approval and burnout. Have you ever thought about the connection between the two? The more we seek approval from others, and fail to receive it, the more likely we are to suffer from discouragement, lack of motivation, and eventually burnout.     So hereĀ  is your inspiration and admonition for this Saturday…   “Those who are addicted to approval frequently get ‘burned out.’ For them, there always exists the danger of attempting too much. They so desperately want to please…

Read More Read More

Insecurity vs. God’s Approval – February 27 Inspiration

Insecurity vs. God’s Approval – February 27 Inspiration

Insecurity is rampant. And related to insecurity is anxiety over not gaining approval from people, for our choices, our lifestyles, or ourselves. It seems like the natural human response to crave approval, and if we don’t get it, we tend to feel anxious, sad, and insecure. Sometimes it’s hard to remember that insecurity is a negative energy, and it will only lead to more negativity in our lives unless we become less concerned about seeking approval from others.    …

Read More Read More

Sweet Saturday Second Celebration – Craving Approval – January 2 Devotions

Sweet Saturday Second Celebration – Craving Approval – January 2 Devotions

So yesterday, Saturday, January 2nd, my hubby Dave and I traveled out of state to have our second Christmas celebration with some of my family (including two adult daughters, sons-in-laws, and granddaughters!) One of the highlights (there were many with the granddaughters, who are only 1 and 3) was my middle daughter’s reaction to seeing their quilt completed— because it was originally presented in unfinished form as their wedding gift–just over 2 years ago (November 2013). I had to add…

Read More Read More

Approval and Burnout – Mistakes and Mercy – Monday June 22 Devotions

Approval and Burnout – Mistakes and Mercy – Monday June 22 Devotions

It’s hard to believe summer has arrived, especially since May was warmer here in Maine overall than June has been so far. In fact, these first two days of official summer on the calendar have been in the 60s and rainy.   BUT…I’m almost 6 weeks post-surgery, and I can now carefully use my right hand again for typing (except for my right thumb, but I’ve retrained myself to use my left thumb for the space bar).   AND I’m…

Read More Read More

%d bloggers like this: