My Journey of Healing ~Part 3/Final

Be empowered to take authority over your life and walk a way from anything that debilitates your sense of wholeness & well-being! Guard your thoughts – pay attention to what you’re telling yourself…no more lies! ~Storm

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My Journey of Healing ~Part 3

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It doesn’t matter how long healing takes…allowing the pieces to come together, moment by moment – day by day, is a life-altering experience. The same intensity of focus, patience & commitment that it took for me to come into healing, is required for its maintenance – I engage the process.

The journey of healing is one of self-awareness, self-acceptance & getting to know the truth about one’s existence.

So, first things first – you are loved, you have always been loved…despite the past – despite circumstances that may have dictated otherwise. You will always be loved – be certain of it!

We’re not alone as we heal from hurtful experiences – the daily headlines are a clear indication of that. Negative replays of the past zaps our energy (our ability to define ourselves as whole), and it’s time consuming.

It is by the grace of God that healing…

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My Journey of Healing ~Part 2

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I empathize (not condone) with those who have long forgotten how to live beyond the IMPACT of abuse…further destroying themselves & others in their path. Perhaps it’s too difficult to LET GO of the pain. Such is the case of the young man recently in the news for beating an elderly priest. The priest allegedly abused the young man & his brother during their younger years. The list goes on & on with victims of childhood sexual abuse becoming vigilantes or perpetrators.

While I’ve noticed that many who have been hurt by abuse share similar challenges – shame, feelings of worthlessness or other – our stories are different. Therefore, each individual deserves the right to open up & talk when they are ready to do so.

Healing from childhood trauma takes time, we heal & process differently. Nevertheless, PROLONGED stay in painful memories further creates emotional dis-ease.

It…

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My Journey of Healing ~Part 1

Inner healing is a process – a process of will, determination…it is an act of faith on one’s own behalf. Here’s to wishing healing, balance and well-being.~Storm

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My Journey of Healing

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I’ve wanted to share more insight on my journey of healing & forgiveness, so here goes. As challenging as it can be – healing from childhood abuse is possible. My journey has been one gaining self-awareness, self-acceptance, hope, purpose & self-love.

The impact of childhood abuse held me captive for some number of years. I literally became sick and tired of repeating the words of my childhood experiences to myself & to others…my mouth, my mind, my emotions & my soul needed a new story! I no longer cared why it happened, I just wanted to be released from that story.

I felt that having been abused pasted an obvious message across my face, which read…I was unworthy, I would never amount to anything & that no one would ever see me as anything…but, as an abused person. In truth, this is how I saw myself (the lies…

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Glory and Honor!

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Glory and honor to The Lord – for He is good!

My soul rejoices in The Lord! I bask in the presence of His loving faithfulness, He alone is worthy. My sorrow is turned into joy.

Glory be to The Lord – The Ancient of days. Forever my God…You are worthy, worthy…worthy to be praised!!! ~Storm

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We Have Them…

We have them. Some seem perfect, while others are obviously imperfect.
They sprinkle in our lives the exact amount of that “something” – paving entry for us to become more than average!

Perhaps they make us mad, make us cringe, cry and regret. Yet, a multitude of invaluable lessons are resulted as we observe ourselves, while interacting with them.

We have them. They aren’t meant to be perfect – rather, they offer to us the unique blessing of challenges needed for the journey that sculpts us in love.

Their brief presence won’t last long…enjoy them while they’re around.

We have them – family!
Determine to appreciate yours. ~Storm

Being Still…

“Being still” is an inner-separation from misinterpretation! I am quiet so that I will not misuse my imagination against myself!

I am quiet because I really don’t know what’s going on!

I’ve learned that “being still” quietens anxiety’s rush. It is by “being still” that I learn the “process” of entrusting all that I am, and all that I’m not into His care.

“Being still” is a powerful reminder – God is God!

Thank you for stopping by. Wishing you balance and wellbeing. ~Storm

Healthy Relationships

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Healthy relationships are the consistencies of our intents and efforts – sustained by our attentiveness and commitment. Healthy relationships are neither easy, nor do they just happen. Compatibility plays it part; yet, it alone can not sustain the health of a relationship.

Healthy relationships are the results of individuals who have chosen to live conscious and responsible lives. We each bring our share of stuff…requiring personal accountability.

We each offer a world of unique differences. In healthy relationships, we learn to respect those differences. In part, it is the regard for those differences that create the needed structure for relational balance – mere tolerance is not enough. Numerous lessons are stored in the uniqueness of our differences.

Healthy relating means that we are committed to change as it encourages personal and spiritual growth. We partner in the creation of healthy relationships, offering both our strengths and weaknesses. In…

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