This Website is designed for individuals who have had trauma in their lives. Anyone who was in a war can agree that THAT was a traumatic experience, especially if they were in combat.
My husband Tom is a disabled Vietnam Veteran. He was discharged in 1968. Click HERE to read his story.
My husband has experienced emotional and even physical healing. He had a ringing in his ears for years from being blown up. Lost his hearing in one ear completely but today has no ringing and has hearing in both ears!
Along with the physical manifestations, he has found peace within. He doesn't carry the pain any longer from the memories that taunted and haunted him for over 30 years! And I pray that you too can be helped through the information you are about to read.
If you are willing to venture out with me in what I'm about to share with you, I will guarantee you will be changed. I can't say when or how much, but I can guarantee you a change toward peace of mind which results in physical healing.
If you are still .
Feeling Betrayed by the Government
On anti-depressants or other drugs to help cope
Painful memories that haunt you
Fear (to include: panic attacks, phobias and "what if's")
Anxious or stressful
Suffer from mental illness
.then what I'm about to share with you will truly help you.
This teaching is based on biblical principles because I know for a fact that my husband wouldn't be healed today and living a full and happy life if it wasn't for God's intervention.
If you want to be emotionally healed and truly enjoy your life, then this is for you. I know, for a fact, that some of you want to be healed but have mixed feelings because you feel if you do that you are betraying a brother and his memory. The Bible says that "You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free." (John 8:32) So the first TRUTH I will share with you is that thinking this way is a lie from the Devil. He wants to keep you in torment by the memory of what happened. If those individuals you are grieving for could come down themselves and talk with you, the first words out of their mouth would be "Get on with your life, I'm OK."
By exposing the truth that is in your heart to God, you shall be healed. The reason the pain is still there with the memory is because of unforgiveness. Unforgiveness is the #1 block to all healing, emotionally and physically.
There are two basic principles that I teach to help individuals find wholeness and peace:
- Receive Love - the perfect Love of God unto themselves.
- Forgive - and receive forgiveness
A Psychiatrist quoted this, "All my mental patients could walk out of here in a week if they believed they were forgiven."
Many of the pain and hurts that you are carrying is because of guilt and shame. Possibly guilt because you are alive, and shame because of some things you may have done that you wished you didn't.
Both have to be resolved within you. And that is done through forgiveness. Giving forgiveness for those who allowed this to happen, and receiving forgiveness for your part.
A scripture that I will use is one I use in every foundational teaching given: "We are to love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul and mind, and love our neighbor as ourself. Upon these two hang all the law and the prophets." (Matthew 23:38-40) We cannot find the peace we desire without first getting a revelation on the Love of God.
The first step is about Love. If you don't believe God loves you, that's the first thing that has to be settled. In order to be healed and set free from past pains and hurts, we have to first believe that God exists, that He loves you, and is the healer of the broken heart. If you do not know Jesus as your personal Savior, please click HERE.
We have to get first things first. God is the healer and we have to tap into Him to become set free. The next thing to do is recognize, take responsibility, and repent.
Recognize: To recognize our state of being. That we are full of anger and pain. Resentment and bitterness, wrath, fear, hurt and depression. We need to recognize what is in our own hearts.
Responsibility: Admit you are responsible for your life. Yes it is true that the government caused a lot of your heartache and pain because many of you were drafted. Some of you weren't and are paying the consequences with the memories. My husband didn't have to go, he was the only son in his family, but he wanted to "be a hero." Some of you can relate to that. But of course, you could also relate that that's not at all how it turned out. So each of you has to admit your part in all this. Admitting is very important to the healing process. Its between you and God. Even if you were drafted, take responsibility for the decisions you made while in combat. Face those awful things once and for all. Look them square in the eye and say, "I take responsibility for what I did, I will not fear those thoughts any longer."
Repent: To repent is to confess to God everything you just recognized and took responsibility for. For example, because of what happened to you, you may be full of hate, bitterness, wrath, depression, guilt, shame, fear, addictions, murder, thoughts of suicide, hard to get a long with, and unlovable, to name a few. You may have more you can think of, that's truly all there is to it. By recognizing what is in your heart and confessing it to God, it's now up to God to cleanse you. I John 1:9 says that if we confess our sins, HE (GOD) will forgive us and cleanse us from all unrighteousness. The rest is up to Him.
Take a chance on God right now to do that for you and watch your heart and mind change! Confess that you are angry at the government. Tell God you dont want to forgive those that started the war. Tell Him you are ashamed for what you did. Tell God that you feel rejected and abandoned by America and were left to fend for yourself. Tell God you are angry at Him for not preventing the atrocities in Vietnam. Tell Him you are angry for not saving the lives of your buddies. Tell God everything on your heart. Everything! All things, no matter how big or small. No matter if its a good thing or a bad thing. He knows them anyway, but this way God knows that you know too. See the problem begins when individuals cant face what they experienced. Another problem is those who blame. When we blame others, we cannot see clearly what is in our heart. Confess that too. The TRUTH will set you free. If you can face the truth, GOD SETS YOU FREE!
Pray this prayer: "Father, here is my "rap sheet" of sins. I bring them before you and receive forgiveness right now. I thank you for cleansing me from all these past pains and hurts, sins and iniquities. Fill me with your love right now Lord. I believe that you care about me, that you love me. I pray that you show me how to receive your love. I pray you show me how to forgive the unforgiveable. I pray you help me love myself. I forgive myself now Lord. I forgive those who hurt me Lord. And I forgive you Lord for not intervening when I thought you should have. I thank you now for restoring me, in my mind, in my emotions, and in my body. Heal my broken heart Lord. In Jesus name, Amen."
This prayer is just a sample prayer. Take a minute to talk to God any way you deem fit. My husband talks to God like he would talk to a brother.
My husband still has memories of the war. He still has dreams but does sleep all through the night. Once he realized he was not on "watch" at night, that God was, He was able to sleep. He slept with one eye opened, even years past the war, because he felt the need to protect himself and his family. But that is not true. He finally put his trust in God who is the night watchman, and he's been sleeping a whole lot better. He's living a full and productive life and speaks daily of how blessed and happy he is. He is free from the past hurts; and that to him is a miracle above all miracles.
I pray right now that you too are set free from the hurt.
You can also contact the veterans office on-line for help in many areas of your life. Please go to Department of Veterans Affairs.
This website offers free ministry for your spiritual walk, but we also know we have physical needs. You can visit the Veteran Loan Center for info on Veterans Loans if you desire assistance in purchasing a home.
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