Soul Scarring     by   Ruth Utnage

I wonder if my soul is scarred. I’m reading a book by Martin Luther King Jr. titled “Strength To Love” and he mentions a phrase involving scarred souls in a chapter titled “Love Your Enemies”. I made myself an enemy. I also have enemies which I must love, myself being one.

I am taking a treatment program with a therapist and I am consistently being challenged emotionally. My intellect has no place in that program, it does me no good. Instead I must look at myself in a different light, one of curiosity and love. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. brings an interesting point to my attention Patna curios time in my life, have I scarred my soul and will God accept it back when it is returned or will it be rejected as ‘damaged’ and unrecognizable?

With Love
Ruth Utnage

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