Showing posts from February, 2016

Christian Narcissism

Many moons ago, when I was a teenager, maybe even as a young adult, I would take every opportunity to look at myself in the mirror. This behavior would have probably gone unnoticed by me, except that as I walked through a mall one day with a group of friends, one of them said to me, "Wow, you love yourself a lot don't you?" I asked (a little defensively), "What are you talking about?" And this friend pointed out that I paused to look at myself in every reflective surface in the mall.  I think I smiled inside that they were watching me.  As I've matured over the past few decades (don't laugh), much correction has been brought to this behavior... but I still have my moments.  I mean a good hair day is something to celebrate!  Am I right? Lately, one of the things I've been contemplating about myself, and much of the "church world," is how easily we can become just like this.  Maybe you've heard some of the same things I have: "