In this article, Ed Welch addresses the problems of people who deliberately hurt themselves by cutting or burning. Welch suggests eight reasons for this behavior, then redirects our attention to our hearts and our relationship with God. Welch concludes that self-injury is, at its root, about God and that if we avoid Him, we will miss true hope.
Self Injury: When Pain Feels Good
from the Journal of Biblical Counseling 22:2 | 2004