Dying to Self Doesn’t Always Mean Dying to Dreams

There’s a myth out there that says the Christian life means setting aside ambition. Giving up dreams. But that’s lacking nuance — and missing the point.
Here’s where I have to check myself often on social media. I’ll stumble upon a woman whose sense of fashion or home décor style draws me in. I create mental notes about what it is that I like about her style and an updated shopping list runs in the back of my mind every time I enter Target or the mall. If I’m not careful, my wardrobe or home patterns after her particular taste rather than a

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This story is from Common Good issue 05.
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