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Forgiveness Heals, Love Reveals...

Have you ever watched the show Hoarders? I won’t hold you, the show freaks me out and fascinates me all at the same time. I’m glued to the TV usually watching an individual who became stuck after a traumatic or painful loss. In order to compensate for feeling a loss of power, they begin to keep massive amounts of possessions as a way to exercise some level of control. However, these individuals soon find themselves and their houses completely overwhelmed by piles of useless junk. Even worse, these piles become infested and unsanitary because the different areas of the house can no longer be accessed. Now, I personally have never felt the urge to hoard physically, but I will admit to sometimes finding negative emotions piled high in the rooms of my heart.

So many of us live in a constant state of stress, frustration and unforgiveness without an awareness of how our emotional hoarding affects our hearts and minds. We know that we feel overwhelmed, but rarely take time to examine the root causes. At ForgivenLove, we want to be a community that encourages you to clean out the rooms of your heart. We want to support each other as we let go of the negative emotions like bitterness and shame that can produce toxicity in our lives. Forgiveness acts as the cleaning crew for an emotional hoarder’s heart; forgiveness heals. But once you sweep the heart clean, it’s so important to refill the empty space. Love reveals the good things that should fill the rooms of your heart. Love reveals the right people, the right places, and the right purposes that will bring meaning to your life. So here’s to emotional health over emotional hoarding!