Statistics tell us that 20% of women have been sexually assaulted, and one in seven men have experienced violence at the hands of an intimate partner.
Such attacks produce spiritual, emotional and physical distress if the painful events are not properly processed and dealt with. Thankfully there are a number of effective means to heal such scars, several of which we have listed below.
7 Approaches For Healing Emotional Pain
- Tapping or Emotional Freedom Technique – described here
- Inner Healing – described here
- Prayers That Heal the Heart – described here
- Clearing Cellular Memories – described here
- Replacing Emotions – described here
- God's Counsel Through Two-Way Journaling – described here
- God's Counsel Through Dreams – described here
Pursue healing using each of the above as necessary. Don't stop until you are completely healed, and the Kingdom realities of righteousness, joy and peace are fully intact in your life (Rom. 14:17).
A hurt is healed when you can see the gift God has produced in your life.
Healing is maintained by looking steadfastly at the gift and not the trauma.
I Saw the Light... But HE Saw Me First is Peg Yarbrough Rhone's story of healing from abuse. You will find great strength and healing as you read this. Peg has found the gift in the pain, as she is now a Christian counselor with four decades of experience in healing ministry. Here is Peg's website.
Peg also does phone counseling. Email Peg at [email protected] for more information.
Seek out a friend, pastor or spiritual prayer counselor who can pray the above prayers with you.