An identity crisis solved

An Identity Crisis Solved

An Identity Crisis Solved -Guest post by Kimberly Washington

Worthless. Ugly. Talentless. Fat. Unimportant. Skinny. Insignificant. Stupid. Inconsequential. Useless.

Smart. Pretty. Skilled. Healthy. Worthy. Desirable. Talented. Friend. Go-getter. Innovative.

Too much. Not enough. Almost. Definitely. Extra. Mean. Loud. Shy. Bossy. Drama Queen.

Labeled. We’ve all experienced it. Society, family, friends, enemies—even we ourselves are guilty of using, listening, and most damaging of all—accepting and believing the labels assigned to us. Why have we so readily agreed with society’s assessment of us? Have we no desire to disavow the thought patterns that have hindered us from moving forward?

We live in submission to various labels for many different reasons. Sometimes we agree because the label is or has been true. Good news: we don’t have to stay that way! Other times we agree because we respect the person who labeled us. They can’t be wrong, right? They love me and want the best for me…or so they say. Other times it’s a result of fear. We’re afraid of failure, we’re afraid of success, we’re afraid the label is right, we’re afraid to prove them wrong.

An identity crisis solved

What’s awesome is that our God has some things to say about who we are. He labeled us first and best! He calls us valuable, new, chosen, friend and loved, to name a few. He should know best, He created us. He didn’t just create us—He created us in His image! After creating us, He declared we were very good! Can we truthfully call God stupid? Worthless? Insignificant? I would dare say we cannot! So how dare we allow anyone, ourselves included, to call us anything that is in opposition to what He has said? He cannot lie. His Word is true!

The identity crisis is solved!

We ARE blessed, we ARE victorious, we ARE citizens of heaven, we ARE saved by grace, we ARE His! Agree with God! You are who He says you are! He has a vested interest in your future. He has given you victory! Let us no longer struggle with our identity. Let’s discard the labels of the world and walk in the identity of our Father, the King of Kings! Let’s live worthy of our lineage, our royal bloodline! We are who we are because of Whose we are! I’m a child of the King!

Pursuing excellence in His service,

Kimberly Washington

Kimberly Washington founded mpowHer!, a faith-based women’s empowerment initiative with the mission to enlighten, encourage and embolden women to learn, accept and walk in their God-given identity to fulfil the purpose He has for their lives! I am a speaker, author and God-ordained encourager and purpose pursuer and pusher! For more information, please visit www.kimberlynwashington.com

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