Ever wonder why your mum never told you something? Ever wonder why life had to teach you somethings and not your family or your mum? The truth is rarely far from home and though people expect the home to be the first hand education of every child, not everyone at home knows it all. In Africa, they say it takes […]
Rich parent, poor parent, your aim is to be called fruitful and not barren. It is not as easy as it is or seems on social media to be a parent and truth be told biology does not make you a parent, for it transcends beyond words and pictures. As a mother bearing another human being inside of you for […]
Its amazing how no one argues with dad when he raises his voice, but everyone yells at mum or feels mum is always the pain in the rear parent who we easily dismiss when we really get angry at both parents. We tell mum when dad does us wrong and tell mum when she has done us wrong speaking to […]
Childhood rejection often hinders our spiritual and emotional growth. This is often referred to as arrested development. Since children learn to internalize pain, they may carry it into adulthood, accepting it as normal behavior. They learn the three childhood rules: don’t talk, don’t trust, don’t feel. Adult characteristics of arrested development include self-doubt, self-hatred, isolation, low self-esteem, uncontrollable anger, and barriers (self-protective techniques learned in childhood). Without God’s help, these characteristics can cause much sorrow in marriage and family relationships. Consider this … Did you experience a time of rejection in your childhood or as an adult that has been a stumbling block for you? To begin a healing process, you first need to recognize and admit your need for help. Everyone’s wound is different. Each one’s wound is his own. But no matter what causes the pain, the answer remains the same: Jesus Christ. Today’s scripture states that if we rely on Him, the Lord will surround us with His mercy and loving-kindness.