Denying Your Core Wounds and The False Self

Denying your core wounds helps to create your false self. Facing and healing from your core wounds helps your true self come alive. The False Self  is the self we create to cover up our deficiencies that come from our core wounds  that causes  the shame  we may feel because what those core wounds ...

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Core Wound: I Am Unknown

As humans we desire to be known and connected intimately and deeply to others. This is evident in our evolution and integral in our psychological needs. We can see this in Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, which depicts a five tier model of human needs in a hierarchical fashion. From the bottom of the ...

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Core Wound: My Life is Insignificant

As humans, we long for our lives to be deep, meaningful, and impactful. God designed it to be this way, as we read in the very first chapter of Genesis. God gave Adam dominion over the creatures on the earth, and said to “be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion ...

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Core Wound: I Don’t Measure Up

            I believe that at the core of every core wound is shame.  Edward Welch provides an apt description of shame: “You are shunned. Faces are turned away from you. They ignore you, as if you didn’t exist. You are naked. Faces are turned toward you. They stare at you, as if you were hideous. ...

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What is a Core Wound? 

Core wounds. Perhaps you have never heard of such a term, but chances are, you have dealt with them in some way. A core wound is a deep emotional wound, most often formed from suppressed pain and emotions internalized from a significant event, usually in childhood. This pain will likely grow and ...

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