You may have heard the saying ignorance is bliss which may be true under certain circumstances, but when it comes to the effects of abuse, ignorance is not okay.
I viewed God through the lens of childhood abuse. I perceived God as mean, unloving and uncaring. I thought God loved other people, but I was different. He couldn’t love me because of the pain I went through. I brought this confusion about God into my parenting.
Happy Fourth of July! You are loved! You are brave!
Wrapping up this mini-series called Family Matters, I am drawn to reflect about my Mother. The previous post was about Community. Part of one’s community can be family members. I […]