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Slip Your Sock Down

Against his parents strict orders, a little boy was sliding on his wood floors at home without his socks.  A splinter lodged in his foot.  He tried to ignore it, butafter several days of hobbling his mother demanded he slip his sock off.  There, she saw the truth.  She gingerly pulled the splinter out and he began his healing process. Do you have a splinter in your foot?

You may be walking around with a “splinter in your foot.” A relationship wound can come through many avenues:  rejection, sexual abuse, manipulation, or deception.  The question is, will you continue to act as though it’s not there?  Or, will you let God shine His light on that wound and put it on the road to healing?

Here are some ways I have seen people deal wrongly with a wound: