There is no such thing as unexpressed emotion

False shame (which focuses on “me” instead of moving me toward God) is called the master emotion, especially when other emotions are denied. It can bind to other emotions, masking them, and causing us to make hurtful inner vows or judgments. For example, sadness, hurt, or loneliness that we identified incorrectly as indications of weakness… Read More

Effects of false shame

 … The Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in the act of adultery. … “Teacher,” they said to Jesus, “this woman was caught in the act of adultery. The law of Moses says to stone her. What do you say?” … Jesus stooped down and wrote in the dust with his finger. They kept demanding… Read More