Safe Enough To Be Vulnerable

We hear many victims of abuse proclaim their fear of being vulnerable again. Their experience as the victim of a controlling, manipulative, abusive relationship erodes their spirit and tramples their security. So damaged are their souls that they fear commitment and find it difficult, if not impossible, to be vulnerable again.

Some victims of abuse eventually discover that Jesus is safe enough to be vulnerable with. In fact, Jesus is the only person safe enough for any of us to be truly vulnerable with.

“Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light. Matthew 11:28-30.

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About Steven Sawyer

God blessed me with the gift of writing. Mom told me I wrote paragraphs in second grade when others were learning to write sentences. I spent more than three decades in professional writing gigs. For the past eight years I've combined my passion for writing with my love for the Lord. He and I write a Christ-centered, family-friendly blog to glorify God Monday-thru Friday at https://stevensawyer.wordpress.com/. My wife and I have four grown children and two precious granddaughters we co-parent with their mom. I'm a Galatians 2:20 disciple of Christ seeking to allow Christ to live His life in me, through me, and as me.

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