A New Name

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  1. Lizzi
    Dec 17 - 9:42 pm

    Thanks, Emma. Needed tonight. xx

  2. s
    Dec 17 - 9:49 pm

    I know how this post ends, because, well I read it.

    But I read the ending from inside a black hole that (shame?) sucked me into, and I’m watching any light there was recede away – the shame is bigger than Jesus. Anyone else? Or just me…?

  3. P
    Dec 17 - 10:03 pm

    Thanks for posting this Emma, definitely needed! I’ve been letting my shame and guilt get on top of me and it’s stopping me from just owning up to my accountability partner that I made a mistake (silly really because that’s what she’s here for!)

  4. Lucy
    Dec 17 - 10:30 pm

    This resonates. Guilt and shame are my default emotions. I long to be in a place where I can say goodbye to them. I guess it’s testament to my shaky faith that I’m not there yet.

  5. Nicola
    Dec 17 - 10:30 pm

    This is brilliant. Thank you.

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  7. Leticia
    Dec 18 - 5:50 pm

    Beautiful. Thank you. ♥♥♥

  8. Alleta
    Jan 08 - 9:53 am

    I just get teary every time I read this

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