As someone who internalized at a young age that she was a sinner before she was anything else, I struggle when it comes to discerning my needs or trusting my instincts. Though I admittedly do it more often than not, I don’t think it’s right to put myself first.
Sinful from birth means selfish by nature. It means naturally thinking that the world should revolve around me. What I ought to do is forget my needs and extend myself in the service of others, not spiral inward and into my own self-indulgence.Read More