For years I have tried to find a cure for my addiction. It started as most do – They are a healthy need in life that meets with some event, and morphs into something unhealthy.
We all need love and approval, but mine became an addition after my divorce left a gapping hole in my life. Without boundaries, the void expands and no amount of self-help, self talk, selflessness or selfishness is going to fill the void of a soul. I was craving approval, like an addict, from anyone and everyone.
The more I needed love and approval, the less worthy I felt, and the greater the dark void.
Finally, I came to a place of such desperation that I had to make a choice. Either God is real and I can believe His Word or I can’t. Either I am really perfectly loved and accepted by Him; or, He is a fake and I might as well …
Today, I am over at Jennifer Lee’s place blogging about being PreApproved! Would you join me?
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