I was told that I overreacted to things – because I was responding to the events of my world like I did as a small child in the middle of a turbulent household.
I felt like I had to hide from people because if they discovered who I really was, they wouldn’t like me.
We won’t regret the past, or wish to shut the door on it. I’ve seen that come true in my life.
The issues a person had with an alcoholic parent don’t just evaporate once that person passes away.
At times we don’t think God is at work in our lives, only to discover God has been doing what we could not do for ourselves.
Today let’s talk about being invisible. If I am invisible and no one sees me, then no one can hurt me.
In many alcoholic families, one child will learn to play the hero role – to clean up messes. As an adult, that role can be a burden.
Being a peacemaker can be a role learned in childhood to avoid conflict, but learning to distinguish when two people just disagree can be very freeing.
In 1962, a young boy anxiously watches the tension escalate between Russia and the United States during the Cuban missile crisis, and has his fears brought into frightening clarity.
Instead of responding to life based on old messages, affirmations can be used to reprogram unhealthy beliefs.