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Every aspect that we are able to live out in shapes how we see and understand ourself

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Everybody wants to change the world, but only the fewest are willing to change themselves

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, and are some of the most important elements in for me.

They narrate what reality is.

They build the scenery in which take place.

If the scenery is distorted, then the whole gets affected and develops distortions.

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said he didn't come for the healthy, but for the sick, for the broken people.

If was all about that, it should look more like a .

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> Privacy is the to be imperfect

In my understanding, is, in some way, an equivalent to and :

It is of who we are and everything that we have been.

It encourages us with , to become who we are meant to be.
It does so without keeping a of our shortcomings, our wrongdoings, our failures, our faults and flaws.

It shuts the door close to, and sets us free from and .
It is part of a prejudice-free world.

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is the to . The more we can love and accept our real, unvarnished human being-ness -- what’s really going on inside, and share that with our beloveds — the more intimacy we create and feel. That’s the authentic expression of the love we truly are.

alters us emotionally. It does not just make us think differently, it makes us also feel differently. It alters our relationships. Brokenness tends to affect our capacity for intimacy. It also affects how others relate or respond to us. Brokenness makes us act differently.

So, basically it affects just about everything that we do and who we are.

A lot of paintings in the church depict your as a . But this is dangerous. Jesus was no superhuman. He was not . He was a very normal, ordinary , just like you and me.

If they are in need, it is not immediately your calling. Learn to set


I have been reading a book on antigravity. I can't seem to put it down!

I am confused. What is `run-parts` useful for, if we can also just run an executable by `./` ?

And I still am not able to fully, always love perfectly.

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I recognize, in many relationships I was unable to truly .

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To some is not what you . It's neither about .

To love someone means to do what is necessary to keep them alive, and intact.
Sometimes that means to suffer for the loved ones and to sacrifice desires and wishes!
It means to acknowledge and respect their individuality and to honor their freedom and to value and not violate their boundaries!

A is a gift. To give oneself without complaining nor expecting a refund for what has been given.

We are so used to ask questions, so that we have to learn that it is okay to just listen or to agree with repeating what has been said.

lies in the Other. In their  to be! there!.


If we are forsaken, we are in real trouble.

Everyone recognizes that when a significant relationship of their life is taken away from them.

removes , but it doesn't remove . Dirt being some mess here, that happened in a relationship.

Only if we are able to look truthfully at what happened, we can acknowledge dirt in our lifes.
This step of acknowledging then empowers and enables us to clean up awful dirt, and get rid of it out of our life so that it no longer affects us.

Forgiveness requires truth.

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We need to forgive those who have wronged us. But we can only do that with an when we are healing.

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Underneath the of trauma, I am a different person. I wish you would have gotten to know the real me. 

If this is for you, then you know it is.

Whenever a situation is destructive to comfortable beliefs, a person's distress level is high. That is one of the reasons most people dislike to hear about and

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has the to meaning. It also has the capacity to .

Wether there is a "before-trauma" or not, the "after-trauma" is always (to varying degrees) just a distorted and perverted version of what was supposed to be like, originally, from the beginning on.

Healthy, godly is, when we enter into with how sees our and . Healthy grieving is productive and will lead us back to living an abundant .
It carries a : for .

Unhealthy mourning on the other hand is what some call ; caressing or caring for a , but with the wrong .
It is being built upon a , and thus will not bring . Instead it'll let our wounds and develop and within.

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