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Recognizing and combating my insecurities is a repetitive pattern in my life. Over the past few years, I have learned to combat my insecurities as they peak in my mind. But to say I've overcome them is untrue. Overcoming insecurities makes it sound like I no longer struggle and it was a one-time victorious event. That's not the case at all, however, insecurity no longer paralyzes me from doing God's will. Insecurity no longer makes me believe that God can’t use me. And it doesn’t pressure me into doing things out of fear of what others may think of me.
Although I still struggle with insecurity, I have learned to identify it and move away from it more quickly. Here are some ways I've learned to do this: