One of my deepest fears, throughout my life, has been that I was inadequate...."less than".
I remember taking a professional personality trait test once and it really nailed it.
I was "the achiever"...but...only due to fear of failure!
Fear of failure is what drove me (drove me fairly insane, honestly!)
Fear of failure can do to you exactly what it was doing to me. It was preventing me from truly experiencing God's love and grace. I was more concerned with being a loser!
Definition: A worrisome concern about a possibly unsuccessful performance or endeavor. Fear of failure is often born of pride; it's fear of what others will think, fear of embarrassment, fear of being ashamed.
I still battle it at times and I'm sure some of you might as well. I deal with it from a different place now.
We are all children of God...we are all temples of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 6:19-20) That alone makes us "not losers"!
May God bless you my dear family! Love and blessings, Wendy C.