I don’t know what this, if this is what the true meaning of healing is.
I have carried so much shame in my life. I have hated the things I have done, I hated the thoughts I had and the words I said, I have hated the things that have been done to me and the things I allowed to happen to me. At some points I have hated myself..
Religion is such a sensitive topic. It can divide or bring people together and has always been such a huge identity marker.
I have always called myself a Christian, it comes right out without much thought. I believe in the beginning it was mainly because it’s all I knew, Christianity that is. But was I a Christian. I guess because I did believe in God, maybe.
“You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.”