When I was in my late 50’s I thought that I was pretty mature as a leader. I thought I was an emotionally healthy leader. During this time, I discovered a book written by Peter Scazzero who thought he was emotionally healthy as a leader. He encountered several circumstances that sent him on a journey to see how immature he was in his emotional journey. This led me to read and discover that after taking the emotionally healthy survey in Chapter 4 of the book by Peter Scazzero called The Emotionally Healthy Church, I discovered that I was emotionally immature in several areas. This was an eye-opener. I showed up as an emotional child in several areas of life.
HOW DO I GROW IN EMOTIONAL MATURITY? My feelings were all over the place and I did not know what I was feeling. Let’s look at two passages that helped me get started: