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Anger

Why do we get angry? When we get angry we are making a demand. I demand you treat me with respect. I demand you listen to me when I speak. I demand you respect what is mine. I demand an apology. Anger is considered a secondary emotion following swiftly on the heels of anxiety, fear, …

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Those Turbulent Emotions

Turbulent emotions tend to feed off of each other and are those which attract attention as they are acted upon. A self-image of worthlessness causes an individual to live in fear, which triggers the need to be in control of situations at all times. The inability to control circumstances produces frustration, fear, and anger. Anger …

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How Do Emotional Wounds Affect Our Relationship with God?

We feel unloved by God We think God is angry with us We can’t grasp the concept of God’s unconditional love We are unable to trust God to meet our needs Individuals with wounded hearts have immense difficultly grasping the concept of “God loving them as a unique person”. The type of relationship we had …

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How Do Emotional Wounds Affect Our Choice in a Marriage Partner?

For a person to be attracted to another person on an emotional level, they both need to be on the same plain. In other words, individuals marry someone who is equally as wounded or as healed as they are. The emotional wounds may manifest themselves in different ways, but it is still brokenness. An individual …

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How Do Emotional Wounds Affect Relationships?

When someone responds negatively to you, in the same way as when you were a child, old emotions come to the surface. You may feel excessive anger, fear, hurt or devalued. These emotions will intensify your reaction. A present situation may be innocent, but you respond with emotion from a previous experience. In other words, …

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Why Is It Important to Take Time to Heal Emotional Wounds?

What do you think of when you hear the words, “emotional wounds”? pain fear loneliness anxiety brokenness. You can’t live in a broken world without eventually being marred by brokenness on a personal level. All of us to a greater or lesser degree carry around emotional wounds in varying stages of healing. We are the …

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THE MAKING OF GRACE: Faith in a Journey of laughing, crying and anger

How big is your God? Can He restore a marriage on the brink of divorce? Can He take a roaring lion and transform him into a gentle lamb? Can He rebuild a broken person so miraculously that she is now stronger than she had ever been? Can He take two broken people, bring them together …

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