Did you ever notice how shame feels like being stripped totally naked and paraded in front of all the people you highly regard OR it feels like a nasty, bug infested, wet, wool blanket draped over you from head to toe?
Either way, shame is one of the worst emotional experiences ever.
It doesn’t matter what sin, mistake, or misunderstanding caused the shame; the result is the same. You want to crawl into a hole, curl up into a ball, and die quickly.
For those who’ve suffered sexual or verbal abuse, the naked feeling can last a lifetime.
Scripture tells us that Jesus took our shame to the cross.… Read the rest