A Crash Course in Handling Pain – Part 2: Numbing and Avoiding Pain

If you're not much into reading but prefer to listen/watch, here's a 38min message on a similar topic from Brian Johnson. https://youtu.be/FEYhdFKopb0 Here's Part 1 if you missed it Numbing and Avoiding Pain Numbing pain seems like a rational, logical thing to do, I mean most of us don't like physical pain. Most. We dodge... Continue Reading →

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Understanding Forgiveness – Part 1 – The Free Gift

One of the biggest lessons God taught me in my 9 months of Bible College (which isn't a subject in school) is about forgiveness particularly as it applies to Christians but also more widely. I think one of the first things He opened my eyes to is the fact any Christian who withholds forgiveness doesn't... Continue Reading →

Pain and forgiveness

Some very personal and helpful thoughts on Pain and Forgiveness from reallyrealblogger. Have a read.

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‘I don’t think I can forgive anymore’ I sobbed as my friend ‘gently insisted’ I go home from work.  I had crumpled at my desk overwhelmed with pain and distress.  It was about 8 weeks since my friends suicide and and I had just discovered another huge disappointment in my life.  Try as I might I could not ‘pull myself together’ to function.  My coping facade had truly slipped.

I went to see the doctor.  She said I was depressed and offered me anti-depressants.  I refused, I was not able to accept her diagnosis  ‘I’m just sad because of bad things in my life’. ‘ I will feel better if I can sleep and get rid of this constant headache’.  I accepted some non-addictive sleeping meds and pain killers.  I got home and sat looking at the meds wondering if they were enough to stop it all.  This thought stirred…

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Wild at Heart – Poem

Something breaks and shatters, Cracks and peels In the heart of a man that no longer feels. The cold of his soul Is the chill in his breath Yielding to the touch of death. The flames within are quenched and dim He no longer desires, No longer dreams of greater things That will his strength... Continue Reading →

Through the Brokenness – Poem

Sometimes we get hurt and then decide to lock ourselves away so that we can't be hurt again. Here's a little story.  Blood runs down his arm from what’s left of the heart he once wore on his sleeve A gentle spirit is now imprisoned in an icy palace of indifference A heart once so... Continue Reading →

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