Recently I wrote on self harm, for the Desiring God website.
As contradictory as it might sound, for the self-harmer, self-harm is self-help. So if we’re going to overcome self-harm, we need to embrace the help that God has given us elsewhere — help that does not scar us any further, but slowly begins to heal us.
There’s no quick or easy solution. But for those who are struggling, there are three kinds of body that can bring about change…the crucified body that saves, the spiritual body that heals and the physical body that’s redeemed.
Read the whole thing here.