Our Advent adventure continues!! It’s Day 4…you can catch up on previous posts here Ram the father of Amminadab, Amminadab […]
Jesus’ Family Tree: Rahab’s Story
Our Advent adventure continues!! Ram the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father of Nahshon, Nahshon the father of Salmon, Salmon […]
Jesus’ Family Tree: Tamar’s Story
Tamar was the first woman mentioned in Matthew’s account of Jesus’ genealogy. Ur, Tamar’s first husband, was extremely wicked. For […]
Reflections: Repurposing Trauma
As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise.Proverbs 27:21 (KJV) […]
This year, I have made faith-filled decisions to step out of my comfort zone. I transitioned from primarily writing about […]
Disappointed With God
The pain of unmet expectations and unanswered prayers can cause one to question God’s existence and love. This year, I […]
Tamar: You Matter To God
Last year, I wrote a blog post on “God and the Sex Scandal Lineage“. This year, I wrote a devotional […]
Coming Soon: Surviving Child Abuse Blog Series
Naturally, we find it easy to predict people’s future based on their story or history. Particularly when something tragic or […]
Let Their Voices Be Heard- My Interview with Temi of Christian Mommas Part 4
This post is perfect for this day. Are you transferring trauma to your children? Why is it difficult for African-Americans […]
Let Their Voices Be Heard- My Interview with Temi of Christian Mommas Part 3
Last Friday, I continued my blog series with papa Matt. We discussed my first book, A Christian Mother’s Creed. Why […]
Day 6: Are there Ghosts in the Nursery?
Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the […]
Overcoming Trauma: Freedom Walk
Developmental psychologists/theorists and gerontologists have found several connections between early childhood experiences and adulthood. Few months ago, I wrote about […]
Practical Ways to Kick Out Ghosts in the Nursery
Following up on yesterday’s post, I am presenting ways to kick out Ghosts in the Nursery. If you didn’t read […]
Ghosts in the Nursery
We all expect the mother of a newborn to be happy, we expect mothers to not abuse their children, and we always assume mothers will form a healthy bond with their child. Sadly, this isn’t always the case. Some moms struggle with bonding, are depressed, and feel like someone else will be better off mothering their child. Some moms just seem to fail despite telling themselves, “I want something better for my child” or “I don’t want my child to experience what I experienced as a child”. We are always quick to judge these mothers because we don’t know their stories…..
Ghosts in our Marriage
Isn’t it sad that history repeats itself even when we say “I will never do that” or “I want something better for me and my children”? Why do most people who watched their parents fight constantly; watched their father get drunk and abused their mother; and noticed their mother or father obsessively control the home repeat the same thing. Why do they repeat their history of trauma despite desiring something better?
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