My Identity In Christ

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Catherine Cela
Mrs. Dains

My Identity in Christ

I have always known that I am a perfectionist and that I am extremely organized, but it has only just recently started affecting me spiritually and mentally. I used to believe that everything I did was not good enough for God and that caused my self worth to plummet. I wanted so badly to be the best in school, to live the “perfect Christian life”, and to have everything together. Then, Satan started putting the lies in my head that I was not pretty enough, smart enough, or Godly enough. These thoughts gave me intense anxiety and made me feel worthless. I felt like I couldn’t achieve anything in school, sports, and in other activities, but I also felt like I wasn’t being the woman that God wanted me to be. Thinking that I wasn’t living for God caused me to pull away from Him because I thought that I wasn’t worthy to be apart of His Kingdom. I was constantly stressed about making everything in my life perfect and being the best. After struggling with this for a couple months, my mom and I sat down and talked about it. Now I know that no matter what I do or say I am always worthy of God’s love and affection. In Psalm 139:13-17 it says, “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully make; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you we I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depth of the earth. Your eyes say my unformed body; all the days ordained fro me were written in your book before one of the