In the classic novel The Odyssey, Homer writes “Men are so quick to blame the gods: they say that we devise their misery. But they themselves, in their depravity, design their grief greater than the griefs that fate assigns.”
One thing that I enjoy, is to do what I call Spiritual Spelunking. Now that comes in handy with our Biblical Life Coaching Clients. What I mean by Spiritual Spelunking is that when I’m scheduled with a client, there is usually a pattern that unfolds. You see, the model of Counseling, by the way, we are not psychotherapists. But it is from my experience from Counseling that you usually go talk to someone, open up about your problems, and you come to an understanding in dealing with those issues in a new and healthy way.
Here at Kyle McMurray Coaching, we don’t do that.
What I’ve learned is that The problem is usually not the problem. And to get to the problem, takes some Spiritual Spelunking. Because of the truth shared in Rom 8:26 Sometimes we don’t even know how to pray. That means we may not even know what the problem is!
This concept of Spiritual Spelunking is found in three verses that I would like to share with you.
As I quoted Homer’s great novel “The Odyssey” in the opener, Whether consciously or subconsciously, we assign some things to our own lives that are obviously more self-destructive than God EVER intended for us. “Men are so quick to blame the gods: they say that we devise their misery. But they themselves, in their depravity, design their grief greater than the griefs that fate assigns.” ~ Homer, The Odyssey
We assign some things to our own lives that are obviously more self-destructive than God EVER intended for us.
That’s not Living the Freedom Life, but you may be surprised to find that most of us don’t really know what Living the Freedom Life means.
So when clients come to our practice and want to book sessions, the problem that they usually present is not the problem.
Most of us can’t see what’s underneath our own facade and underneath the surface, this protective shell we’ve created for ourselves. When there’s trauma involved, when there is abuse, whether self-inflicted or thrust upon you, that protective shell has served great purpose for a time. But once boundaries are established and safety is the priority, then we’re able to see differently. Then we are able to see the Life Jesus intended for us to live.
Helping people to discover what is under that facade and uncover what God originally intended for you, that is what we do here. We activate that in people’s lives.
You won’t find a lot of online reviews about our Biblical Life Coaching Practice. I know when I’m searching for something, the first thing I do is look for the reviews. You won’t find that here. We discourage it because of client privilege. We want your identity to be protected.
By State Definition, I am not a Counselor. But I am certified and Ordained to be a Biblical Life Coach. That means that I am also not bound by State Definition. If it’s appropriate, I intend to ask you about things bigger than you and I and where it all fits in the life you want to live.
I know two things:
- I was a horrible person and someone that you wouldn’t want to be around. I have been in a deep pit many times, but I’ve been pulled out and I know the way out, and I am no longer that person.
- I want to help others. I have received a lot of care, support, love, instruction, there have been people that have pulled me aside and God has used them in great ways.
I am submitting to you, to serve you in some of the same ways. To share with you some things that I couldn’t do for myself. I want to share with you some things that for some reason friends in today’s society, don’t usually share with people. Because if I don’t, I feel as if I am a hypocrite. To receive such things and not return them to others.
I’ve been given life. I want to help facilitate that for you.
That’s why we say, we give away what we have, let’s make sure we receive life.