Promises will get broken and dreams will get bruised. And you will need emotional healing. You know what emotional hurt feels like. Your heart bears the scratches of neglect or abuse. Someone turned their back on you, criticized you, or ignored you. And in those moments, emotional injuries were inflicted. But unlike our body, our heart does not always automatically heal itself.
Does that describe you, or someone you know? Does your heart need healing? Then know that I am praying for you. God knew you would read this today. And maybe He knew you needed prayer. And remember that His healing love can heal any wound, no matter how deep. Open your heart to Him.
Tell Him how it hurts. He understands. The heart in this context refers to our emotional, intellectual and moral centre. We become emotionally, intellectually and morally incapacitated in some way.
This is why God repeatedly promises that He will restore us to fullness. No one on earth has escaped some form of disappointment, shame, rejection or humiliation. King David was known for his mighty conquests at war. My eye wastes away because of grief; it grows weak because of all my foes Psalm Perhaps the two most common negative emotions are fear and shame. We can see that both first entered the world through the original sin committed in the Garden of Eden when Adam and Eve, the first man and woman God created, disobeyed Him and hid in fear and shame.
These emotions continue to underpin many of our fleshly tendencies today. Even seemingly positive behaviours can be driven by negative emotions. A person who appears to be invincible, successful and driven may actually be feeling fearful and trapped inside. Someone who appears to be happy all the time may be masking a fear of rejection. A highly intellectual person may choose to live through his mind, rather than his heart, in order to avoid painful emotions.
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Some people may be driven to over-achieving and perfectionism in raising their families, during sports, or at work, as a result of childhood shame and fear of abandonment. Or they may turn to substance abuse, alcohol, or sex to drown out a critical inner voice that tells them they are not good enough. James talks about a couple of unhealthy patterns; bitter jealousy and selfish ambition.
It is not easy to break free from vicious cycles of comparison and competition overnight. Instead, true spiritual freedom comes through the Holy Spirit as we confess our pains and sins to Jesus Christ.
But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law. Let us look at the bitter jealousy and selfish ambition mentioned in James as an example. On the surface, it may seem like both are primarily driven by greed and pride. But on closer examination, we may find that their true underlying drivers lie in hidden memories and buried emotions. This is not the wisdom that comes down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic.
For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every vile practice. But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere. And a harvest of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace. A year-old man felt humiliated by his family and classmates because of a silly mistake he made at school when he was 10 years old.
The boy felt ashamed, anxious, abandoned, and lonely. Over time, the shame and fear remained stuck in his subconscious mind and continued to drive his decisions and actions over the next 40 years. In life, he expects the highest standards from himself as well as his own children.
At work, he becomes an over-achiever and gains satisfaction through promotions and praises. He will brag about his achievements and fill his time with activities, sports, or charity in order to look smart and worthy of admiration. For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.
Instead of living as a true adult, his emotional state is closer to that of a child. He has become enslaved to invisible forces that stem from childhood brokenness that has not not yet been restored to fullness in Christ. I feel so rejected and stupid. The more he remains in his toxic emotions, the more they color his judgments and thoughts. I am good and they are bad. The Bible shows that some evil spirits specialise in negative emotions, such as despair, fear, jealousy, and pride.
The young boy was probably overcome by such spirits. This does not mean we should suppress, ignore, or dismiss our painful feelings. The reality is quite the opposite. We need to flush out the toxic emotions. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever. We should let our emotions run their course and release them to God, so we can serve God with a whole heart and with a willing mind — like King David did.
David made it a regular practice to vent his frustrations, fear, anger, and grief to God, so that when he was tempted to sin, his emotions were stable and he could think clearly. We see an example when David had an opportunity to kill his oppressor, King Saul.
David was able to maintain a healthy conscience and not take revenge or commit cold-blooded murder. For this, God greatly rewarded David later on.
If we have attracted negative energy into our auras, we may have clouded, slowed, blocked, or even shutdown our chakras. When our chakras are working efficiently, they are bright beautiful lights, rotating in the correct speed and direction for us. Our outer energy aura is made up of many layers of energy. The more powerful and healthy our energy centers are, the larger our aura is.
Energy practitioners believe illnesses start in our outer auras, either from energy brought over from past life karma or brought into this life by our selection of lessons. In other words, before we come into this life, we have predetermined difficult life lessons and physical illnesses that lie dormant in our outer bodies.
Then at some point, this energy is manifested into our lives and becomes part of our mental thoughts or thinking process. That is, we are thinking negative thoughts which affect our emotions and we start to create this negative energy in our life through our emotional state. Eventually this emotional imbalance is drawn further into our energy field and becomes a physical illness or issue. If we are aware of this progression, we can start to work on our issues as we recognize them in our mental thought process and emotions before they ever become a physical issue. Our natural state is to be a clear and healthy being, but over time we collect negative thoughts and experiences, holding on to that energy which builds up around us.
This is part of life. We develop negative cords and energy blockages from past relationships and experiences. All of this can slow or even shutdown our energy chakras. This may go unnoticed when it is in our energy bodies, but eventually it can manifest physically in the body. There are no victims. Somewhere there is a lesson. You need to dig deep through meditation, therapy, or simply self-reflection.
What resentments, hurt, or anger are you holding on to? Even if a cancerous lump is removed surgically, if we do not learn and absorb the lesson, thus dissipating the underlying energy, it can return in the same matter or as something different. This is the reason that a spiritual understanding and the release of negative energies is critical to permanent and continued healing. Fear is our own worst enemy. When we are scared, our energy shuts down and we literally cut off and lock up our chakras. Imagine being given a diagnosis of some terrible condition and a prognosis from your doctor of three months to live.
At that moment, we give up. We cut off our life force energy, which is the very thing that is needed for healing.