Beyond Shame and Performance

“Live in the light.” There are times when I twist wisdom like this into a dizzying pendulum swing between an ego-inflating holier-than-thou mentality or a self-worth deflating shame spiral of doom. Performance Driven spirituality tends to isolate us from the vulnerability necessary for intimate community and authentic transformation. Instead, we are stuck skating on the […]

Fellowship of the Light: Beyond Shame and Performance

Scripture: 1 John 1:5-2:6 Fellowship of the Light: Beyond Shame and Performance “Live in the light.” There are times when I twist wisdom like this into a dizzying pendulum swing between an ego-inflating holier-than-thou mentality or a self-worth deflating shame spiral of doom. Performance Driven spirituality leaves us perpetually shaking in the winds of whatever […]