Contrary to popular notions, shame doesn’t just attack people who have lived scandalous lives. Shame stalks prostitutes and professionals alike—everyone descended from Adam and Eve. Whether subtle or strong, steady or sporadic, shame makes its shrill voice heard: You don’t have what it takes. You don’t measure up. You don't matter. How can you get comfortable in your own skin? How can you get to the point where you don’t have to pretend you’re happy because the joy of the Lord really is your strength?
We know God is “Immanuel” but we are not always aware that He is with us every moment of our life. The Immanuel Prayer Approach helps us connect to God in very tangible ways and removes the barriers that keep us from enjoying a close relationship with Him—Immanuel—the always, everywhere, personally present God.