. Children are helpless to escape from traumatic or ongoing trauma, developing their own mechanisms, which become a learned behavior in their bodies.
Amazon Fores Photo by David Riaño Cortés on Pexels.com In welcoming you to my world this week I want to talk about the country I would most like to visit. I have always wanted to visit Brazil and see the Amazon. I have visited many countries in my lifetime, from the northern reaches of the… Continue reading IS THE TREE OF LIFE IN BRAZIL?
When Jesus was asked what the greatest commandment was, he replied, "Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul and mind and love your neighbor as yourself. All the other commandments and demands of the prophets stem from these two laws and are fulfilled if you obey them.”
How can we live in Christ's victory or build resilience in the violent culture around us? How do we call out those in power to deal with unjust policies? It all starts in the Father's heart to forgive, as Jesus forgave, by His wounds we are healed. As individuals build resilience and heal, we bring healing into the world with us instead of carrying the guilt and shame of those who chose us as their' scapegoat.'
When the church is not the refuge we had hoped for and adds to the abuse, we have nowhere to turn.