Equipping Christian Men for Richer Relationships

Thought #1

I’m listening to some trauma experts. One says, “trauma is where you spin off a part of yourself.”

She explained, you “spin off” living open and curious as a boy. After trauma, you stop expressing needs, start living closed and just survive.

Thought #2

I’m reading a book written by a man who was raised by an abusive father. He said, “I remember the exact day I broke down and gave up! From that day forward, everyday, I spent hours and hours daydreaming about a different life.”

Thought #3

What if early in life you stopped being curious?

What if you stopped expressing wants and needs because no one was listening?

What if you put up a wall for self protection and survival?

To change-

Spiritually- Ask Jesus if your curious boy could go for a long walk with him.

Emotionally- Walk in more openness. Share an old thought with a safe friend today.

God bless us one and all.


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