Western culture increasingly emphasizes the importance of self-love and self-esteem. Many of us believe we must 'find' ourselves - and feel good about what we see - before we can experience significant spiritual growth. Do we, as God's people, really need to love ourselves more? Or is there a wiser, biblical path that can lead us to joy that is not self-centred and fleeting, but God-focused and lasting? Challenging the current fascination with self-esteem, Leslie Vernick answers these questions and others that trip up Christians today.