The Battle of Identity Part 3: Overcoming The Labels That Marked Us with Sheri Yates

Warriors ARISE

19-01-2022 • 36 min

Welcome back to the Warriors Arise Podcast! I am Suzi Hanson and today, I am joined by Stephanie Reed. We welcome you to the third part of the four-week series of The Battle of Identity along with a special guest, Sheri Yates. In this episode, she talks about how we are marked throughout our lives and how we recognize the way to understanding who we are. She emphasizes our power of choice and that we can choose to become bigger than the labels. Join us and listen in!

[00:01 - 07:01] How Identity is Marked

  • Getting to know Sheri Yates
  • Learning to let go
  • Struggles of being a mom
  • Perceiving your identity
  • Parents
  • Circumstances
  • Work
  • Approval of others

[07:02 - 24:40] Making the Decision to be Better

  • Recognizing your potential
  • How God uses us
  • Calling ourselves labels
  • Choosing to be bigger
  • Self-sabotage
  • Rejecting others out of fear
  • Chasing temporary satisfaction
  • The decision to choose the Lord
  • Calibrating your addiction
  • Shaping a better generation
  • Being misunderstood

[24:41 - 32:52] You Have a Friend with You

  • Understanding who you are
  • Knowing the Word of God
  • Participating in Bible studies
  • Recognize your friends
  • Asking for wisdom
  • The battles we have to face
  • Running towards your giants
  • Learning your identity through Christ

[32:53 - 36:45] Closing Segment

  • Closing words
  • Join us for the next part!

Tweetable Quotes:

“I just don't really think that very many people don't have an identity crisis, you know? You're raised by your parents, they tell you who you are. Circumstances define you, the things that are done to you, the things that you do, the awards you win, the failures you have. They mark you, right?” – Sheri Yates

“No person can actually help me feel valued.” – Sheri Yates

“Even though your past is still marked, you can literally step into a new future and shape a new generation. But you have to be steadfast in your decision not [to] change your mind.” – Sheri Yates

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