Shame (Part 3 of 3)

Practically Discerning Guilt and Shame

In the first post on shame, we covered the difference between guilt and shame and how to sort the two emotions despite their similarities. In this post we hope to provide an example case study along with a tool that will help you to separate the emotions. My desire for this post is that it will be a practical application for the previous two posts to help you first separate shame from guilt, thereby, being able to repent for guilt and disempower shame. Continue reading

Shame (Part 1 of 3)

Understanding the Difference between Guilt and Shame.

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When life is difficult and we’re caught in the midst of a struggle we feel a range of emotions. Often because life moves so fast and we are experiencing different emotions at different times of the day it becomes difficult to track which emotion we are feeling.

Often we think that we are feeling justifiable guilt when we are actually feeling shame. Or perhaps we’re feeling shame when we should be feeling guilt. Sometimes we even feel both of them at once for different things happening simultaneously. Emotions can quickly become a jumbled mess that is difficult to sort out. Continue reading