Quote of the Day

Self Esteem and the Fear of Man

“Is self-esteem a critical concern for you? This, at least in the United States, is the most popular way that the fear of other people is expressed. If self-esteem is a recurring theme for you, chances are that your life revolves around what others think. You reverence or fear their opinions. You need them to buttress your sense of well-being and identity. You need them to fill you up.” [Edward T. Welch, When People Are Big (Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing, 1999), p. 15]

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