September 25 2017

By: Jackie Hook
Monday, September 25, 2017

I recently read the book Limping But Blessed: Wrestling with God after the Death of a Child by Jason Jones. In it Jason describes the agonizing pain and guilt he felt after his son’s accident. For years he had a very hard time looking at pictures of his son because it triggered intense feelings. Finally, he worked with a mental health counselor who employed a technique to help him have positive beliefs about himself. Thankfully, these techniques worked and he was able to let go of the guilt and blame. If you struggle with these kinds of feelings, and letting it flow to let it go isn’t working for you, perhaps a mental health professional can help. You are also welcome to attend our Monday’s Moments Complimentary Luncheon gatherings.  As Brene Brown said, “If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can't survive.” 

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