The Wilderness: Where God Sees Your Wounds

El Roi -“The God Who Sees Me” “I’ve been forgotten, and my heart feels so heavy and weak. Why was I not enough? What could I have done differently? What did I do to be treated like this, or is this something I just deserved?”. These are just some of the things that I believe Hagar may have asked ...

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Core Wound: I am a Mistake

It is rare (if at all) that the core of something is immediately noticeable.  NASA provides a succinct description of this when describing how close we can get to observing the core of the sun: “Since the Sun is made up of hot gas, there isn't really a ‘surface’ to it. Instead, as you move from ...

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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: 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 Am Not Safe

When John was a child, his father would come home from a night of drinking, angry and volatile. During those times neither John nor his sisters would know what to expect. He could be verbally and physically abusive to them. John remembers hiding behind the couch one night when he heard his dad’s car ...

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