Tagged: trauma

Tag: trauma

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Jesus frees lawyer from a judgmental spirit

V genuinely desired God and wanted to serve Him, but struggled with extending grace and love to others. Here is her testimony of understanding the root of her emotional strongholds and receiving a new heart from Jesus. Praise God! I struggled to see that I am created and wired exactly...

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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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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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How to address a mentee’s deep personal struggles

There are Christians who struggle with addictions, fears, self-doubt, anxieties, resentments, mistrust, explosive anger or depression – perhaps for years. It can be discouraging to mentor someone with such deep personal struggles. It would be wrong, however, to give up on them. The Holy Spirit has the power to heal and...