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Lisa (not her real name) came to us, hoping to improve her relationship with her father. During our first meeting, it became apparent she had work to do first on herself. She had an expectation that the wrong would be set right as her father would have to answer to her accusations. But her emotions became volatile in that session as feelings of grief, anxiety, abandonment, and rejection poured out of her. Her father’s responses seemed apathetic, which wounded her further. [Read more…]
In a recent article (“Are Your Negative Expectations Limiting God?”), I touched on some of those word curses that were the seeds to a forest of torment that sound like this:
“You will never be anything.”
“You are not (pretty, smart, thin) enough.”
“I am too (fat, stupid, depressed, afraid, angry).”
“I can’t….(fill in the blank).”
Simple one liners, or word curses, become bait demons use to get you to agree with their lies. [Read more…]
Do you feel like your feet are sinking in miry clay?
Have you lost hope?
Your soul might be trapped in a spiritual region of captivity that is called the pit of destruction. [Read more…]
Clients often voice these questions, sometimes directly but often in subtle ways. I want to share with you what we say to them so you can hopefully be encouraged and not let doubt keep you from your appointed freedom. [Read more…]