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Nice Girls Don't Ask

Three thought patterns that keep us from speaking up
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I admit, asking for help is a lesson I've needed to relearn many times. In a culture that celebrates busyness, strength, and ability, I have to consciously remind myself to ask for help.

Learning to ask for help, for courage, and for more (even of life's little extras) gives me a fresh understanding of God's generosity. To be sure, I don't always get what I want, but as I've learned to align my desires with what God wants for me, I see how he simply loves when I boldly, abashedly ask for the desires of my heart.

Esther Feng and her family live in Central New York. Esther currently serves as fund development strategist at MOPS International.

June15, 2012 at 8:26 AM

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