CHILDHOOD HURTS - ARE YOU REALLY DELIVERED?

     Hey everyone

Trust you are all well

Rev 21:4 ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. All these things are gone forever.” We can look forward to this, look to God in everything and get your healing to progress and not stay bound.

Today we will be talking about childhood hurts, this is something that I myself had been on a journey on once upon a time, to learn about and heal from. Because remember in life everything that we do, think or feel, most times have a root that can be linked to our past, going as far as childhood and if it is not dealt with can affect us in a major way in different friendships, relationship and with family too.

Childhood hurts for many could involve abuse – physical, mental, emotional you name it, lack of family units, bullying, self image issues, not feeling good enough etc.

The foundations that we have known, which have shaped our minds and actions to some extent, can be tainted and unhealthy. For so long that baggage of the past has then been on many people’s shoulders and the question one must ask is “are you really delivered?” Have you really let God in to deal with deeper issues of self you either don’t think about or have suppressed it for so long. To be delivered from what others did to you, as well as receiving the inner healing you so desperately need to be made whole and set free and not repeating life in cycles.

As a qualified counsellor the journey to this point has taught me so much more about people’s behaviour, their speech, feelings and view points on things. You find that a lot of people have deep wounds from parents and people from their past that have done them wrong and they have lived in the hurt for so long that they no longer know or even recognise who they are.

One thing I want to say and standby is that the moment you take your hurts to God, repent, seek forgiveness as well as forgive those who wronged you, will bring you healing, growth and a healthier mindset that no one can take the credit for. But if you do not take the steps to speak up and do what is right for you, you’ll find that you will keep staying and repeating in disappointments, self-sabotage, grudges, anger and setbacks. Don’t ever let the things of old and what people have done to you affect you so much that you lose your peace, guidance, joy and happiness.

This is not to justify or water down what you have been through, not at all. But to get you to sit up and let this post push buttons that need to be pushed and lead you back to our Father for your healing.

Playing the victim never gets anyone anywhere, it only keeps you stagnant wanting sympathy and when that is not shown you react and think everyone is against you. No special one- that is toxic living and you need to receive the deliverance that will take you from where you are now to a better, more fulfilling place in Christ.

This topic has been heavy on my heart for while, probably more now than before because I counsel people and see and feel the pain when they share things.

Let this be a starting point to get you thinking and take all hurts back to God and if you believe you are okay, still go back to God and ask Him to show you your heart and if here is anything you need to let go of.

Praying for you all and pray that this post will convict you and get you closer to Abba Father to help you heal and move forward in a healthier way.

 

Loving you in prayer

BE BLESSED AND ENCOURAGED

SPEAK SOON

COMPLACENCY AND THE DANGER OF IT

Hey everyone,

Hope you are well

 

Today we will be sharing on complacency-

Complacency can be seen as-

‘A combination with a lack of awareness and actions to progress in, an example of complacency is the type of attitude someone has had for a long time, of uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one's achievements.’

As we can see complacency is an attitude that one can say is built up over time, with dissatisfaction with ones current state and or achievements. You are in such a way when you feel as though your efforts aren’t enough, or that you have tried and maybe it is just best to stay with the average and not put in as much effort and work in, for different results.

Such a state can make one accept and do less than is necessary and that can be very dangerous because of what you miss out on had you given your best in the first place and not allowed yourself to become complacent.

 

Revelation 3:15-16 - “I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either cold or hot! So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth.”

This scripture came to mind and it made me reflect deeply on the term complacency and checking my own life and if I am complacent in any way. It is not wise to be in such state, as the word says you are neither hot nor cold you are just there wondering day to day and get by doing and accepting the minimum.

No matter what life throws at you we should aim to not be lukewarm because the consequence of such will be God spitting you out of His mouth. How sad will this be if it were your story?

Do you know how deep and strong of a term this is, think about it when you don’t like the taste of something you are very quick to act on that distaste so that you are not associating yourself with it, so you do what will help the situation by spitting it out, because the taste is not something you want anymore.

We discard things we don’t like and if this is in the word to address lukewarm people, then we must ensure that we don’t become what God will spit out.

So reflect on areas in your life and see where you have been complacent and pray over it and let God address those things in your life. And go as far as praying for areas in your life where you have allowed yourself to become lukewarm.

 

 

Reflect on this-

-      Which areas in your life are you complacent in?

-      What do you struggle to do?

-      What is the root of this complacency?

Be blessed and encouraged

Speak soon

EUW

EUW SELF LOVE CAMPAIGN - REJECTION

REJECTION 

Hello Ladies,

Rejection can be defined as the act of pushing someone away. You may experience rejection from family of origin, a friend, or a romantic partner, and the resulting emotions can often be painful. Rejection might be experienced on a large scale or in small ways in everyday life. While rejection is typically a part of life, some types of rejection may be more difficult to cope with than others.’

If there is any area I know too well it is rejection, rejection from friends and in relationhips. When rejection took place I never knew how to handle it, I lost myself in the negativity and pain of others, I would think I was not good enough based off of the treatment I received from others. But later on when I let God in, I realised and learnt that I cannot control the actions of others, neither can I change people and definately cant expect them to treat me good based on me treating them good. 

On one occasssion I faced rejection which really took a lot out of me, was when I was cheated on countless times and dumped, faced many things, put to the side and then asked to be the side chick. Because I did not know myself worth, I allowed a lot which should have avoided, walked away from and prayed over. But being that I was naive and weaker in my walk back then a lot of what I experienced at times was self inflicted because what I was entertaining was what God would have saved me from. But thanks be to God and His grace and mercy for delivering me and setting me free from all that I endured.

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You have to be very careful to not let imperfect people who are not sure of themselves define and put you down you have to come to an understanding of who you are and whose you are. Or else you will allow many things to stagnate you in mess.

When rejected and you question yourself, you entertain a low sense of self, you lose yourself, you dont know your identity, you water down your capabilities and on top of that you accept lower than you deserve because you always use the yardstick of man to move by and so by doing that, you cannot progress to do and be better. You will forever be bound to the toxic thoughts of men and their ways. But the moment you break out and break free and use Christ as your standard you will surpass all the negativity and traps and be in the positon where God wants you to be and that alone is all that matters.

God loves us, He calls us His own, we are cherished, beautiful, a royal priesthood and able to do great and mighty things once we believe this and know who we are. Step out and be bold you may be rejected by man, but not by God.

REJECTION IS ALWAYS A REDIRECTION TO WHAT GOD HAS IN STORE FOR YOU. NEVER SEE IT AS A BAD THING, THOUGH EASIER SAID THAN DONE. DONT LET IT  KEEP YOU DOWN. BUT RATHER RISE UP AND GIVE ALL TO GOD, LET HIM USE THE PIECES TO MAKE A BEAUTIFUL MASTERPIECE.

REJECTION ENCOURAGEMENT BOOSTERS-

- TAKE WHAT YOU ARE STRUGGLING WITH TO GOD - BUILD INTIMACY WITH GOD

- PRAY OVER THE REJECTION AND HURT

- STUDY THE WORD AND USE THE TRUTH TO ENCOURAGE YOU

- GET ACCOUNTABILITY IN A GODLY COMMUNITY

- GET INTO A SOUND DOCTRINE CHURCH

Be encouraged and know that your past doesnt define you, it rather teaches you and helps to build you up to learn, grow and be positioned to where God wants to allign you to operate from. I pray this blessed and encouraged you in some way. Loving you in prayer.

God richly bless you all

LisaBlessed