My son has inherited the writing gene, and wrote an excellent post on being who you are in Him. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
Being ourselves around other people is a very difficult thing to do. We feel we need to do things that wouldn’t offend anyone else, especially when in public.
Sometimes we make it a necessity to be a “people-pleaser”.
“I did some research,” as Clay says, and looked up the definition of a people-pleaser and came up with this:
“People pleasers let high expectations, resentment, and saying ‘yes’ when they mean ‘no’ run (and potentially ruin) their social lives. They are set on being perfect and nice.”
I was once a people pleaser until about 2 years ago when I decided I wasn’t going to care what people thought about what I did around them, especially when in public where obviously not everyone is a Christian.
Recently at the beach, which is really a lake a block from my house, I was writing “graffiti” in the sand, consisting of Bible verses…
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