Wars and Conflicts | Janneke Jobsis Brown

Locked Door

Locked Door
Open a Locked Door of pain? Is there meaning behind a Locked Door? Is there a gift behind a Locked Door? What about the gift of meaning? these may be the TOUGHEST QUESTIONS for survivors of World War II and other trauma If Trauma has a Gift (by Janneke Jobsis Brown) If trauma has a gift And the gift is bringing meaning to life. The gift is Too expensive Its cost is astronomical People pay with their lives The wounds are deep, as deep as the soul. The very Spirit suffers, hides wounds, yearns for healing If meaning is the gift of trauma Is the cost then, a broken spirit?   We hope and pray not. ...
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Sweetness After Trauma – 1

Sweetness After Trauma – 1
(Read War’s Family Page, first) “Have you ever seen people who through some disaster were driven to great times of prayer? And have you noticed that once the disaster was long forgotten, a spiritual sweetness remained that warmed their souls?” June 12 Streams in the Desert L. B. Cowman I’m not always one of the sweet people. I know some who are. As much as I love L.B. Cowman’s quote, I think for the big disasters they are not long forgotten. Even if they are locked up deep inside us in a box or cave, they are not forgotten. So when disasters, like years of war,  come out of lock-down...
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