“Relationship that Heals must be willing to Reveal”

 “Relationship that Heals must be willing to Reveal”

Ideally the most appealing part of reconciliation is the reuniting and celebrating of a relationship that was once severed or not highly valued. Emotions shared or felt during the initial stages of repairing the relationship can be  exciting, energizing and somewhat euphoric. Image having an all-out bitter, resentful, hurtful and/or even painful exchange with someone who’s been a true confidant, friend, spouse, mentor, business partner or co-laborer in Christ. As a result of this unfortunate disagreement or what you viewed as a necessary exchange of words, the relationship is severed causing great damage. 

While you have this scenario or memory in mind, now, do the best job you can to figure out who was to blame for the relationship falling apart? Ask yourself why were they so cold, indifferent, obtuse, thin skinned, rude, simple minded, unprofessional, or un-Christ-like?   Now, I’d liked for you to consider this……. could it be the real issue boils down to one or two individuals choosing to be so self-focused that there wasn’t much room available for discerning or learning how each other’s heart or hurt were impacting the relationship? 

There is only one relationship in which one of the two participants is absolutely & unequivocally 100% right and without fault. Can you guess as to whom one of those participants would have to be to make this statement true?  I know you got this one correct, yes that’s right, Christ! When we offer our hurts, hearts, pain, and confusion to God it changes our outlook and perspective. Valuing opportunities to become vulnerable & transparent with Christ enhances our intimate relationship with Him. An intimate relationship with Christ is the greatest antidote for any ailment or attack the enemy attempts to unleash on one of God’s redeemed.  Inviting Christ into the circumstance provides opportunity for a supernatural healing to a wounded heart, ego and/or soul. Satan’s seeks to entice us into reactions fueled by emotion, so we act out in our flesh.  If interested in applying Godly principles for the sake of healing broken

relationships try implementing suggestions from the Apostle Paul. 2 Cor 5:18 “All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation:”