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3 Steps To Heal From Emotional Pain

Burying pain is not good because it ends up coming up later and sometimes ten times worse. When it comes up it could make a woman feel depressed and ashamed, even to the point of hurting herself or someone else. For example, if a woman was molested during childhood, never get help then her view of herself is distorted. She might think it is her fault she was malested. This will cause her to be depressed and may cause suicide attempts. Taking the blame for something like this can lead to many more bad decisions because the woman does not care about herself. This can lead to bad relationships with men who abuse her physically and mentally. 
 A person blaming themselves for things not in their control can develop an addictive nature to numb the pain. They can become addicted to drugs, food, hoarding, laziness and even hurting themselves. They can become addicted to people, especially those that hurt them. 
Whatever the pain is that is causing a person to feel like they deserve more pain, can be healed.
 Follow these steps for deliverance:
 1. PIN-POINT THE ORIGINAL PAIN. This will require some reflecting over the life of the person hurting. The person may want to journal some things that happened in childhood. This original pain may be burried in the person's mind. The only way to bring it out is to acknowledge it happened. 
 2. DON'T BLAME YOURSELF, FOGIVE. This step is very important. This is the step that can be the hardest for people but can not be skipped. Forgiveness must take place for healing. Forgive yourself means that you don't blame yourself for the pain. Forgiving someone else means they and that situation doesn't have power over you. It frees you from the pain and to allow love in. 
 3. RECEIVE GOD'S LOVE. God loves each person to the core. It does not matter what has been done, nothing can separate a person from God's love. He is waiting to receive everyone just the way they are. He will replace pain for peace in the heart of those broken. Only He can give true peace. Going to other sources for peace as mentioned above, will only cause more pain. He just want to love the pain away. 
 Romans 8:35-39 says Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? 36 As it is written: “For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.”[j] 37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. 38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,[k] neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, 39 neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. 
PRAYER TO RECEIVE JESUS IN YOUR HEART: Lord, I acknowledge your love for me and I ask you to be Lord over my life. Please forgive me for my sins, known and unknown. I believe that Jesus is God's son. I believe that because He loves me He died and rose on the third day. I believe that He interceeds for God. I pray you will guide my life and heal me from the pain. Please give me the strength to forgive my self and others who cause the pain in my life. Give me joy and peace that surpasses all understanding.Thank you for Your unconditional love. In Jesus name. Amen. For more information email: healthylifestylesforwomen@gmail.com

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Eat Your Veggies Before Dessert

My husband and I exchanges stories on how we learn a lot about ourselves from our children. God uses them to show us how we are. After all, God is our Father in heaven and we are His children.
God used my son the other day at dinner to show me something.
He is a typical six year old boy who loves to eat anything high in sugar. I fixed a delicious dish that my husband, my four daughters and I ate with no problem. A couple of my daughters went back for seconds it was so delicious. My son says he wasn't hungry, nothing was wrong, he was just busy playing with his new legos. It came time for my daughters to eat dessert which was chocolate fudge brownie ice cream. My son suddenly becomes hungry and rightfully ask for dinner but only wanted a little. I fixed him a little bit and he willfully ate a few bites then was full, but ready for dessert. Of course I tell him to finish his dinner then he can have dessert. He thought he was clever by asking for only a little bit of the healthy stuff then go to the yummy stuff when he was ready.
I thought about it for a while and God showed me that is how we are as His children. We want to go straight to the dessert without going through the process of eating the healthy things first. Basically, we want to go straight to God's promises without going through the process of being ready for them. God is not going to give us anything that is going to hurt us. If He gives us our wants before we are ready then it could hurt us more then help us. We must go through the process, which might be uncomfortable, but to prepare us for the good stuff.
Let's get back to my son and his eating desserts. I want to give my son all the desserts his little stomach can hold but is it good for him? No it is not and God feels the same way about the things we want. He knows our hearts. He knows our future. He is our Father and He knows what is best for us. Trust Him and His love for you. Remember to eat your veggies before dessert.