How does childhood trauma affect us in adulthood? How do adult survivors of trauma respond to new trauma in adulthood in a healthy way? How do they properly face adult trauma and loss with no context?
This episode with podcast host, Sherrie Pilkington answers some of these questions in a way only a trauma survivor can educate us. As the host of her own podcast, Finding God In Our Pain, here is a reflection of her heart:
“Where is God when evil seems to be winning? Why would a good God allow such pain and suffering? This podcast takes a deep dive into our real life pain and looks for signs of life in the ashes.”
We discuss Adverse Childhood Experiences, abandonment, mental illness in the home and a tragedy that Sherrie experienced a few years ago. Her loss intense, but her desire to go to the mat with God brought peace, and the realization that her pain sits in the palm of the God of the universe.
Sherrie has 2 sons and five grandchildren and is an example of victories that can occur when we desire to break the curse of generational trauma.
If you are interested in the episode preceding this one, you can find that here.
Scripture: Exodus 34