A'nesis Retreats and Counseling Sabbaticals

Come Away to a Quiet Place and Rest Awhile ~ Christian Retreats with Intensive Counseling

Wives World ~ Abuse and Intimacy

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The enemy loves disrupting our ability to be intimate. Of course because intimacy with Jesus Christ is the closest to heaven that we will ever be on earth. And someday…for eternity…we will have it 24/7. If we are unable to have intimacy, then we cannot get close to the ONE who makes our days go well in spite of circumstances.

Again, I am amazed at the damage of abuse towards women and how much it causes so much harm for close relationships. Women who’ve been abused do NOT get close…they don’t get close to their husbands, their children and God.

Intimacy injuries create private prisons of isolation and loneliness. The more alone we get the harder it is to be in relationship. What an intense pain it is for those whose deepest desire is to be close…yet their greatest fear.

My heart goes out to women who are simply unable to connect their hearts. God created us to do just that…connect in relationship. To be unable to do so out of fear is living hell.

Author: Anesis Retreats and Counseling Sabbaticals

Trudy Johnson is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Colorado, Tennessee and Arizona (Associate). Her passion is to help women recover from past abuse and trauma with the goal of living productive, transformed lives. Trudy is a Certified Trauma Specialist with several trauma resolution trainings at her disposal. She has a Doctorate Degree in Biblical Counseling and adheres to a Biblical belief system and theologies. Many of her trauma trainings are cutting edge from Arizona Trauma Institute. In 2018 the Lord began showing Trudy an amazing process to identify Strongholds and Heart guards (blocks to giving and receiving love from others and from God) through her copyrighted method of trauma resolution called "Emet". The word emet is Hebrew for "Truth." In 2020 Trudy's trainings for this process will be offered to other professionals needing new Holy Spirit Trauma tools.

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