You may have heard the phrase, hurting people, hurt people. There is so much brokenness in this world, and there are so many hurting people in the world today. It is well known that those who have been emotionally damaged, tend to inflict their hurt on others. People who have suffered abuse, at times become abusers themselves. Those who have suffered under an alcoholic parent often themselves cause their future family to suffer, because they become alcoholics.
Because of this pain, ordinary words are often misinterpreted to mean something negative towards them. Have you ever met someone who was overly sensitive? That no matter what you say, they seem to take it wrong. They are extremely sensitive and act out of pain and fear, instead of reality. This emotional pain causes them to suspect wrong motives behind others’ actions toward them. That hurt causes them to use the words "unfair" or "unjust" to describe the way they are being treated, even if there is no truth to it. Hurt can cause paranoia; it’s very deceptive. This is why hurting people, hurt people. We allow that hurt to destroy our lives. No wonder Jesus came to heal the broken hearted. Hurt causes so much pain to the person who has been hurt and to those around them. If you have experienced hurt, God often exposes it, so that He can heal it. Instead of hiding it, begin to deal with and ask God to heal it, so that you can live a more peaceful and fulfilled life.
Just a Thought,
Published on Monday, April 13, 2015 @ 7:29 AM CDT
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