looking truth in the face

I faced a lifetime of looking the truth in the face before it had time to burrow under my skin. #TheMercifulScar It takes a lot to look the truth square on, and come to grips with it. It is much easier for most of us to hide it away, and keep following the same oldContinue reading “looking truth in the face”

come out of hiding

You were strong enough to survive the real trauma. You’re strong enough to let God bring you through the healing too. #TheMercifulScar Many of us wear our trauma like a wrap. Tightly wound, seemingly to protect us from more hurt, wound, pain. The wrapping instead begins to strangle our emotions, keeping the wounds from healing,Continue reading “come out of hiding”

scarred

You made everything all right when it clearly isn’t. #TheMercifulScar I just finished reading the book, The Merciful Scar by Rebecca St. James & Nancy Rue. (I will be quoting from each chapter for the next three weeks as inspiration for my blog posts for the rest of April) It stirred up memories within meContinue reading “scarred”