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Wounded by Words: Healing the Invisible Scars of Emotional Abuse
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|Title: Wounded by Words: Healing the Invisible Scars of Emotional Abuse|
By: Susan Titus Osborn, Karen L. Kosman, Jeenie Gordon
Number of Pages: 240
Vendor: New Hope Publishers
Publication Date: 2008
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 X 0.62 (inches)|
Weight: 10 ounces
Stock No: WW690493
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The old adage, "Sticks and stones may break your bones, but names will never hurt you," is not true. Unkind words leave lasting scars, affecting how we deal with every aspect of our lives. Verbal abusers isolate, disorient, and indoctrinate their victims. Words can be either boulders that crush and destroy a person or building blocks that create a solid foundation and strengthen self-esteem. A parent’s comment in a moment of anger can create an identity crisis that lasts a lifetime for the child. Comments like, "I wish you’d never been born," "Can’t you do anything right," and "How can you be so stupid," create a feeling of rejection and worthlessness. Old tapes continue to play in her mind, setting up a cycle of failure in relationships that is carried on from generation to generation.
The victim needs to lay down a new foundation for her life with the cornerstone being Jesus Christ. Through studying His Word, prayer, and counseling by others, her distorted image of herself begins to change. She begins to erase the old, destructive tapes in her mind. Gradually her hope and faith are renewed. She comes to the realization that she does not deserve to be put down with demeaning, caustic words.
Wounded by Words contains twelve chapters filled with personal stories of people who have suffered verbal abuse. The issues these people have learned to deal with will help the reader confront her denial, make her realize others have experienced what she is going through, and provide hope and wholeness as she seeks answers. We will transition from one story to the next with inspirational thoughts, biblical truths, and practical advice for the reader.
In Scripture, the stories of Leah, Joseph, Hannah, Job, Abigail, King David, Mary Magdalene, and Mary and Martha demonstrate examples of verbal abuse. How they overcame this invisible destroyer is encouraging to us all. These stories demonstrate how God dealt with emotional abuse in biblical times, and he expects us to deal with this issue today as well.
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