Find freedom from bad memories

Accepting demoralizing memories is contrary to the law of God, good.

Originally published for the Christian Science Sentinel online on February 22, 2024

We’ve all had situations in our past that we’d like to forget. They might be things we’ve said or done to another that we regret, things others have done to us that were hurtful, unfair, or embarrassing, or things we’ve witnessed that left a deep scar.

Such memories can be insidious and persistent, and no matter how much we want to forget them, we instead tend to rehash them over and over again—sometimes for decades. We might try to block them from our thinking through willpower, but what we really need to do is heal them so that they no longer have any control over us.

Bad memories are not part of God’s creation, and therefore have no power over us.

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