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Sarah Callen

Do You Ever Feel Uncomfortable With Emotions?

| May 20, 2019
Uncomfortable with emotions...

Today on our blog, Sarah Callen is talking about getting uncomfortable with emotions. She shares her story and some encouragement for others.

“You view things clinically so you don’t have to feel.”

Excuse you?

I tried to summon a rebuttal or a reaction, but instead, I just sat with my mouth agape and my eyes as wide as saucers.

This was a conversation I recently had with my counselor. I was talking with him about my battle against shame, something that I’ve been processing through and diving into for over a year. I’ve talked about it so much that I have my spiel polished, I know the course of events, and I can appropriately explain the process I went through that led me here. But he didn’t care about my well-rehearsed explanation. His reaction and insight revealed some profound truths about me that I hadn’t previously seen about myself.

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My Coffee Date With Jesus

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Learning to Trust God

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