Stasis-The Settling of Self in Christ
The cry for help doesn’t always look like tears. Sometimes, folks are hyper sexual, greedy for food, engaging in thrill seeking activity—just looking for ways to make their bodies reproduce chemicals inside themselves that they need for the keeping of the soul… dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin…the body produces these things when we feel love, accomplishment, connection,…
Kindness, Clarity, and Encouragement – #71
Raise the standard.
You gotta learn your own triggers
Lesson learned: the devil has studied you your entire life and your parents before that, so he knows your triggers–the exact things that will get you off track and out of God’s word, that will make you sad, angry, hurt, afraid, and depressed. The things that will stop you in your tracks and have you…
Kindness, Clarity, and Encouragement – #44
Where there is no reciprocation, relationship dies.
Love Languages: Limping Passed Trauma-based Love
The older I get, the more I see how little capacity that people have to receive love beyond what their trauma has informed. Folks literally out here refusing REAL AGAPE LOVE cuz it don’t look like the struggle love that trauma produces. Make It Make Sense. Beloved: Until you allow God to heal your heart…
Folks talk quite a bit about triggers and trigger responses. This is what I envision when I hear those words. Trauma. Trauma response. Triggers. I see needles lost in haystacks. Stick pins dropped into the carpet, with me on my knees rubbing my hands along the carpet pile trying to find it before I step…