A Mother’s Faith

A Mother’s Faith

It is Mothers’ Day this Sunday and I thought to share this post in honour of all mothers. The greatest gift anyone could ever have is a mother! The faith of a mother has tremendous power to affect the life of her child for good. I am always reminded by God of how my faith working by love is so important in the destinies of my children; if I would dare to put it to work. And many times I …

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My Son Almost Blinded My Son’s Eye

My Son Almost Blinded My Son’s Eye

We just got home that evening and it was just getting dark. I went straight into the kitchen to get dinner ready. When suddenly, out went the lights! It took just a flicker of moments for the lights to come back on but before then I heard a heart piercing shrilling cry from the front porch. In all the five years we’ve had him I had never heard my first son Joshua scream out in such heart wrenching pain. I was …

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The Sex Abuse Epidemic

The Sex Abuse Epidemic

A little girl age 9-10 is three months pregnant. The father of her baby is their driver. A woman in traffic saw from her higher four wheel drive, how a driver in another car had his fingers inside a little girl as he drove her home from school. A young boy had been sexually abused by his female teacher for a long time and did not have the guts to spill it for fear of what might happen to His …

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Boarding Or Day School?

Boarding Or Day School?

Two years ago when my son was about going into the secondary school he was highly interested in boarding, even though we had told him from the beginning that we, as a matter of principle and choice do not have such plans for him or his younger ones. He asked us severally why he couldn’t board seeing that most of his friends were going to be boarding at school. We tried to make him understand our reasons. Our Reason We …

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Why I Changed My Mind About Spanking My Children

Why I Changed My Mind About Spanking My Children

Whether we know it or not we often tilt towards parenting the way we were parented. My mom used to be a teacher and was in her younger days a very adept disciplinarian who spanking seemed to be an intrinsic part of her being. She still is very strict but has lost the energy to spank like she used to do; I have never stopped wondering if she is the same person when I see her and her grand children. …

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