Shame. I've mentioned it before as something that I've struggled with. I know I'm not alone in this struggle. And stumbling across Laura Dingman's new Bible Study I Am Found was confirmation of that fact.
Identifying and Overcoming the Fear of Commitment: There was an interesting response to my post on Monday regarding the problem with overcommitment. Many identified with being a overcommitter. The interesting response was the crowd that classified themselves as having a problem with commitment in general. This fear of commitment seemed to span the breadth of relationships, careers, and even hairstyles. Ironically, I used to be overtly cautious and not commit until absolutely necessary.
I'll read a book, think about all the things I need to say no to and then I say yes to all the things again. The struggle is real. I can't even deny it anymore. And as I prepare to be out of town for a month visiting my parents, I realized I have to say no to a lot of things.
How to Grow Your Relationship With God Through Spiritual Disciplines
One of the things Eric and I have talked about as we discuss what it looks like for our family to live a legacy lifestyle is being able to incorporate Bible time together as a family. With Sarabeth being 20 months old now, she's able to comprehend a lot more than most kids her age are given credit. We found a time that works best for our family and decided to sit down and read Sarabeth's board book Bible with her. In theory, this was a great idea. But we forgot to take into account our…