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Your Hope-Filled Perspective with Dr. Michelle Bengtson podcast

May 23, 2024

Episode Summary

Join me for healing pain and the power of Sacred Scars. Discover how personal hardships and emotional wounds can lead to spiritual and emotional growth. Gain insights on accepting your scars, finding purpose in pain, and realizing that your past struggles are not wasted. Hear inspiring stories that demonstrate resilience and hope, along with practical advice on how to view your scars through a lens of thanksgiving and healing. 

Quotables from the Episode

  • Trusting God's promise that your past is not wasted.
  • No matter what wound you've experienced, God can and will create a beautiful sacred scar from it if you offer it up to Him.
  • Once he gave me some healing and once he showed me purpose in the pain, it changed my perspective.
  • If we seek Him with our whole heart, we will find Him.
  • There is healing for your pain and God can take your wounds and create beautiful healing.
  • God shapes your scars and shapes you in the process.

Scripture References

  • Psalm 147:3: "He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds."

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Dr. Michelle Bengtson is an international speaker, a national and international media resource on mental health, and the bestselling, award-winning author of Hope Prevails, the Hope Prevails Bible Study, Today Is Going to Be a Good Day, Breaking Anxiety’s Grip, and The Hem of His Garment. Her latest book, Sacred Scars, releases on 6-25-2024. She is also the host of the award-winning podcast Your Hope-Filled Perspective. A board-certified clinical neuropsychologist in private practice for more than twenty years, Dr. Bengtson blogs regularly and offers a wide variety of resources on her website,


Hosted By: Dr. Michelle Bengtson
Audio Technical Support: Bryce Bengtson