How TO Help the Hurting

Understanding another human being is a mystery and this post shows us how to connect…thank you Debbie

Two Minutes of Grace

Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say “My tooth is aching” than to say “My heart is broken”.  ~ C.S. Lewis

Before listening, before doing anything or saying anything to the hurting person, we have the task of keeping our own attitudes in check.

We won’t always understand another person’s struggle. We won’t always agree with their choices. And we certainly aren’t called to be their fixers. If our approach to the hurting person is to fix them, we’re likely to do harm, however well intended. God heals. We’re just here to lighten the load.

A few things to try;

  • Listen – Listen without assumption. Listen like you’ve never heard or experienced anything like this before so that you really hear what’s…

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They say….

They say….

They say The Lord delights in brokenness, the brokenness of selflessness.

Lo and behold there is another brokenness the result producing shame, the shame after one refuses to listen.

There is a mystery hard to accept & many have heard it before a mystery I’m learning to accept, it’s all about the handiwork of The Lord.

I guess if I limit him I’ll hinder him but now my faith must be in line with this word…

So my question still remains does The Lord fix broken things or simply replace them?

I was told broken repairs still has weaknesses although they seem strong. so is it impossible for The Lord to replace?

What would you prefer a broken repair or a new replacement

Guess what? This is what Jesus did through the work of salvation he replaced the old covenant with a whole new one & a broken family relationship with a whole new one with different boundaries values & expectations.

Don’t accept broken repairs
Ask The Lord for a new one.

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