Hurt People Hurt People by Dr. Sandra Wilson Essay

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Comparison Paper: Hurt People Hurt People: Hope and Healing for Yourself and Your Relationship By: Sandra Wilson James E. Hulsey Liberty University PACO 507-B02: Theology and Spirituality in Counseling Professor: Dr. Jaeduk Kim Submission Date: 8-22-13 TABLE OF CONTENTS I. Introduction………………………………………………………………………………...01 II. Summary…………………………………………………………………………………...04 III. Practical Application………………………………………………………………………09 IV. Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………….10 Comparison Paper: Hurt People Hurt People: Hope and Healing for Yourself and Your Relationship Introduction 1 Corinthians…show more content…
While most hurting is relatively mild, deeply wounded people deeply wound others.” (p.10). Through managing and changing the patterns we have learned from childhood, we may break the dysfunctional generational behaviors that are passed on from one generation to another. The title of Wilson’s book, Hurt People Hurt People, serves as an appropriate summary for this work as well. Everyone bears wounds or scars from past hurts which are not always physical, but are emotional, verbal and spiritual (p.9). These scars may have been inflicted intentionally or unintentionally, but nevertheless they exist, affect the way one things and feels, and have an impact on one’s future relationships. These hurt people will, in turn, hurt others thus causing a perpetual and continuous series of hurts. The goal of counseling, then, is to break this sequence of hurts which will then create healthy, loving individuals, thus destroying the generational series of dysfunctional and hurtful behavior. Biblical integration Wilson has great balance and one to the aspects of this book is the biblical integration that is included in every chapter and throughout the book. At the end of each chapter she includes a section titled, “Pause to Ponder and Pray”. In this section she includes revelent scriptures concerning the content taught in the chapter as well as a prayer to back up the scripture and content of the chapter. In this manner the
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