A Series on Child Abuse…An Ongoing Effort

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Child Abuse is the mistreatment of a child by an adult or by another child in such a way as to endanger that child is affected physically,  emotionally or psychologically. So much has been said about making all efforts to keep our children safe. May I please reiterate here that keeping our kids safe is a long term concerted effort and we can’t afford to fall asleep at this duty post.

Guilty By Passivity… A Series on Abuse 1

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When it comes to Abuse,  sometimes the only guilty ones are not the perpetrators of the act, those of us that sit down,  fold our arms and watch are equally guilty. Daily, we are bombarded with various scenarios where, as a result of negligence or not being vigilant, children suffer abuse from loved ones or even total strangers. To abuse means to mistreat, maltreat, ill-treat, treat badly, ill-use or misuse. Any situation where a person […]

Should You Allow Your Kids To Have Sleepovers?

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According to an Online Dictionary: A sleepover is an occasion of spending the night away from home, or of having a guest or guests spend the night in one’s home, especially as a party for children. On the question of whether to allow kids to have a sleep over, people have differing  opinions. There are those who will tell you sleepovers can never happen for them. In his Book “Raising Girls”, James Dobson, was very […]

"Often As I Breathe…"

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“Daily as I breathe; Often as I live; Let my whole life be expressions of Your Grace…”  That’s the Desire of my heart; It’s The Cry of my heart. That my entire life will bring Glory to You Alone! This song by Chris Morgan [Often As I Breathe] has been resonating in my heart for a while now. You Can Check It Out Below: Often As I Breathe – Chris Morgan  I Hope This Will […]

“Often As I Breathe…”

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“Daily as I breathe; Often as I live; Let my whole life be expressions of Your Grace…”  That’s the Desire of my heart; It’s The Cry of my heart. That my entire life will bring Glory to You Alone! This song by Chris Morgan [Often As I Breathe] has been resonating in my heart for a while now. You Can Check It Out Below: Often As I Breathe – Chris Morgan  I Hope This Will […]

Broken In A Minute

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“Help!!!” She Screamed as loud as her 13 year old voice could carry. “Scream all you want. We’re all alone baby”, he said with a snicker, his breath a stink of stale tobacco. She quickly realised he was right. They were alone. All alone. she wearily resigned herself to him as he tore her clothes and shoved her to the ground. She was brutalised. And forever so. He was her uncle too. Did You Know? […]

When One Is Better Than Two

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“Two are better than one,     because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down,     one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls     and has no one to help them up.” – Ecclesiastes 4: 9-10 It’s true that two should be better than one. What happens when one is better than two? We all desire the perfect family. A family where everything works, where there’s love and […]