Heavy Heart

Dear Fellow CAF,

How do you heal a heavy heart? A bruised ego?

Offer it up. Ask our Lord to show you how to grow from this, to use the pain to make you more like Him. Trust his goodness.

That’s what I do, and I recommend the practice. I’m sorry for your pain, but pray the Lord uses it to build something even more beautiful in you.

I agree; reminds me of the phrase ‘take up your cross’.
paduard

Prayer, sacraments, counsel etc.

I have not read this book but here is one “Wounds in the Heart”

scepterpublishers.org/products/wounds-in-the-heart-the-healing-power-of-forgiveness

Speak to others you can confide in.
Visit others who are hurting.
Visit a nursing home, it might put the difficulties in perspective. (not trying to minimize the problem whatever it is…)

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