and has now come when the true worshipers will worship
the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the
kind of worshipers the Father seeks." - John 4:23
My Heavenly Daddy is healing
me from the inside out.
Transparency is Real.
Many times painful.
Daddy let me be secure in You only!
Sunday, April 14, 2013
"Childhood sexual abuse shatters many areas of a victim's life, but perhaps the greatest damage is done in the area of our relationships. Whether the abuse was a one-time exploitation or long-term trauma, its effects impact all our adult relationships. For many of us, the physical aspects of abuse don't even compare to the relational damage we carry into adulthood." - From the book Breathe by Nicole Braddock Bromley
I read both books Nicole has written, Breathe and Hush. Nicole is also the founder and director of OneVOICE Enterprises, an organization that is bringing healing change into the lives of victims of sexual abuse.
Healing is a life long journey. God has delivered me out of some very vital "stronghold messes." Unfortunately, stronger and deeper strongholds are harder to get rid of though. Like shame, guilt and lack of self worth. Those have deep roots and create a Big Mess in my life still.
I visualize on days that I feel strong emotionally, that these deep seeded roots are drying up. Becoming brittle. Then I have those days where I feel defeated, overwhelmed and vulnerable. Those days bring my rooting system unwanted strength. A sudden burst of saturation feeding off painful memories.
Even though I may not feel it on those days, I am choose to believe that my Heavenly Daddy is right there within my rooting system. He has to be. He is the ultimate surgeon with the sharpest and yes, painful at times, scalpel to cut through those stubborn roots. He is the only one that is able to cut that evil living force that grips and strangles so strongly at time my little girls heart......