Edith Point - REGISTERED MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST INTERN - Supervised by Cathryn I. Harris, PhD #PSY13199
Have you ever asked yourself if God truly listens to your prayers or if He’s interested in your day-to-day problems? I know I’ve struggled with these questions in my walk with the Lord to the point of being distracted from trusting God. The trials I’ve encountered have helped me realize that God wants the best for me. Have I always seen it? Unfortunately, the answer is no.
The truth is, He is interested in your life! Even when you can’t see God or feel Him, He sees you. What do I mean by that? In the movie Avatar, the statement “I see you” expresses a positive feeling when meeting someone. In addition, it means understanding or comprehending someone in a spiritual sense. You see, it’s not just the physical vision, but it goes deeper into the spiritual realm.
The problem is that sometimes we think God sees us the way we see ourselves: we either think too little or too much of ourselves. It’s a distorted and unrealistic way. Because he is your creator, God sees you differently. Therefore, He knows everything about you. He knows every part of you. He sees the real you – the good, the bad and the ugly. There is nothing we can hide from Him. Hebrews 4:13, “Nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s sight. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account.”
I find this truth comforting, don’t you? I don’t have to pretend to be something I’m not. I can just rest in His presence and allow Him to change those yucky things inside and replace them with His goodness. God says the following to you:
I see your pain… When you hurt, I tend to your wounds.
Rest in His Word: Mark 9:23
“Everything is possible for one who believes.” (NIV)
• What have I been trying to hide from God?
• What behaviors have been serving as barriers in me trusting God or believing what He says about me?
• Who’s lies have I been believing? Mine, family, others…
• What are the areas I struggle and what promise (find a verse in your Bible) can I begin memorizing?
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Edith has a passion to assist individuals in creating a balance between their thoughts and emotions. She combines cognitive behavioral therapy, which assists individuals in identifying behaviors, as well as thoughts that are interfering with their quality of life. In addition, she uses experiential therapy, which assists in the expression of emotional experience. She uses the Bible as the foundational road map to guide individuals in achieving their God given potential. Edith believes that God is the ultimate source that helps individuals grow and heal, but sometimes a little help is needed to begin the process.
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