Experiencing trauma as a child–whether a one-time event or an ongoing experience you had to endure–makes you feel powerless, vulnerable, and alone. As a child, you often don’t have power over the situation but instead are a recipient of other people’s decisions–indirectly affected by the thoughts, feelings, actions, and behaviors of those around you. For
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Food. Nourishment. Enjoyment. Community. Creativity. Food. Overindulgent. Painful. Isolation. Addiction. It isn’t a “common” addiction. To some, it isn’t considered an addiction at all. But for me…for me, food–sugar in particular–was my addiction. It was where I turned when I was having a bad day, a hard day, a sad day, a long day, a
When we compare ourselves with others, we are questioning one of two things: who they are or who we are. Either way, we are questioning, and even judging, God’s creation.