The Process

PART 1 – Hurt, Offense, Loss

Written on 08/13/2014
David Anderson

WHO OR WHAT HAS OFFENDED OR HURT YOU? OR…WHO OR WHAT HAVE YOU LOST? 
 
"Test me, O Lord, and try me, examine my heart and my mind…"  Psalm 26:2 (NIV) 
 
Begin by identifying areas of offense, hurt or loss in your life. 


 (A) Using your favorite note-taking app or a notebook,  list specific offenses or hurts, and the person(s) involved: 

  • People who have rejected you in some way, and how 
  • People or situations where you have been violated or abused 
  • Conflicts involving family, friends, work, church or others 
  • Divorce or separation 
  • Other 

(B) Using your note-taking app or notebook, list significant losses that you have experienced in your life: 

  • Loss of job 
  • Loss of health 
  • Loss of a relationship due to conflict, separation, divorce or death 
  • Loss of a dream for your life or your future involving marriage,  children or career 
  • Other 

(C) Choose one of the above offenses, hurts or losses to process at this time. 
 
The offense, hurt or loss is...
The offending person is...