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Roots of rejection

ROOTED DEEP…AND FOUNDED SECURELY ON [GOD’S] LOVE. EPHESIANS 3:17 AMP 
Are you struggling with rejection? When your roots spring from the soil of rejection it’s like living in a house with a faulty foundation; every storm brings new problems. You can employ all kinds of tricks from people-pleasing to workaholism to make yourself feel better, but without a healthy root system nothing works. Flawed roots always produce flawed fruit. And your roots were diseased long before you started producing such fruit. What’s the answer? Being ‘Rooted deep…and founded securely on [God’s] love.’ God wants to pick you up, shake off the old soil and replant you securely in His love and acceptance. And He doesn’t just replant you, He ‘re-parents’ you. That means you no longer draw your self-worth from your family of origin. ‘Now are we the sons of God’ (1John 3:2). But remember, it’s a process. Strong roots require three things: (1) Time to develop. Becoming confident in your identity as God’s child is li…