I’ve written about the pride/shame dichotomy many times because something that I have learned in my walk, is that in order to really build a relationship with Christ one must surrender their pride. That is what to submit means, to yield. To yield what? Your pride.
What is pride? Pride is ego, self, vanity. It is not about feeling good about yourself and your accomplishments. In common language I call it “too much of me and not enough of Him.” All in good Humor here, but He simply cannot fill me up if I already full of myself. There’s just no room.
In life when one has been someone’s bit of collateral damage, in order to heal properly, one must yield their pride. I know of no other way to allow His healing to flow through us, except to lay pride down at the foot of the cross and to…
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