How to react to being cursed, by Raquel Anderson

Powerful word re-blogged from Raquel Anderson and Issues From the Heart, 2016.

Issues from the Heart

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Sometimes the enemy launches attacks from every side forcefully. These attacks usually occur when we are still adjusting to the place where we are called to be. This reminds me of a scene in Kung Fu Panda 1 where the Panda was dreaming of being the chosen one and was under severe attack from every angle. He had to be very alert as he wards off the enemy’s attacks. There was no time to rest or even to have the pity party ‘why me”. Instead, he had to be vigilant in fighting until he came out victorious. However, in real life, we do not always approach the attacks of the enemy in this manner. The attacks may occur very suddenly and have various impacts.

The intensity of these attacks can leave us in a state of confusion and vulnerability. We do not know how to face the future as seemingly our world has turned upside down. Sometimes even those…

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Inside the Mind of a Chronically Ill Person Debating if They Should Post on Facebook

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Inside the Mind of a Chronically Ill Person Debating if They Should Post on Facebook

By Contributor who writes about Chronic Illness (used with permission)

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Wounded or Broken?

Psalm 34:18

Author: John Coblentz; Source: June 1998 newsletter of Deeper Life Ministries; Used by permission.

 

In the Bible we read about a “wounded spirit” and also about a “broken spirit.” In some ways the meaning of these two terms is similar. Both terms indicate distress. It is possible even that one person may have a wounded spirit in response to the same situation that results in a broken spirit for another person.

But the two terms stand in contrast. First let’s consider how they are used in Scripture. Continue reading “Wounded or Broken?”