From the age of 17-20, I was extremely suicidal. Most people were unaware of this because I hid my inner turmoil behind a big smile. But the pain was real and it eventually became more than I could bear…..
All healthy relationships make space to engage in a balance of conversation that celebrates good and that confronts the bad.
As I’ve worked through my trauma, one of the common phrases that I’ve heard people say is, “You need to get over it already.”
However, there is no way to “get over” trauma.
You see…..trauma isn’t an event….
Trauma is something that happens inside of you.
For many, the mind wanders to worst-case scenarios before they ever give themselves a chance to ponder best-case possibilities.
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So, when others ridicule you, remember that in actuality they are ridiculing your creator…… and that’s not something that should ever be taken lightly.
What choices do you need to make to be all that God created you to be?
You are not here by accident. There is no possible way 37.2 trillion cells randomly conspired to unite to make a meaningless being.