Tagged: childhood

Tag: childhood

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Jesus teaches mother how to extend grace

V is married with two children and has been a Christian for 20 years. Here is her testimony of how God helped her to overcome her spiritual pride and learn what it means to be a godly wife and mother. Praise God! I had a lot of Bible knowledge but...

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4 ways we unknowingly idolise our parents

Anyone who sets a benchmark for how we live our lives becomes our idol – and that includes our parents. Whether we accept or avoid their desires and patterns, our focus is invariably fixed on people, rather than on our Heavenly Father. Earthly fathers and mothers become our idols when they...

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Parent wounds need to be healed

All of us remember some distressing childhood experience with our parents where we felt unprotected, afraid, abandoned, neglected, rejected or ridiculed etc. Research shows us that the impact of parent wounds can last a lifetime if these are not properly addressed.   Psychoanalytic psychotherapist, Douglas LaBier, says in Psychology Today that we...

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Jesus frees architect from insomnia

E had been a Christian since childhood but never experienced the joy of the Lord until she discovered the root of her misery through cleansing prayer. Here is her testimony of finally experiencing God’s redeeming grace. Praise God! For years, I lived my life without any joy. Although I was...

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Jesus sets professor free from anxiety

S is a university professor who has been a Christian since she was 12. For as long as she could remember, she struggled with deep anxiety. Here is her testimony of casting out the evil spirits that took a hold over her life after she was dedicated at a temple...

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Unhealed trauma affects our spiritual growth

Events such as divorce, bullying, rejection, parental neglect, betrayal or abuse are all traumatic. Unhealed trauma has a negative impact on our thought processes and emotional health for a long time. Eventually, our spiritual life also suffers.   The Merriam Webster dictionary defines trauma as “a very difficult or unpleasant experience...

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Jesus frees designer from inferiority complex

N is a designer who built up her own retail brand. In spite of her success, she struggled with a deep inferiority complex that began as a child. Here is how she learnt to start a new life in Christ, free of accusations from her past. Praise God! Growing up,...