If you have been blessed to be a parent, your main job in the earth, is to love your children. “Train them up in the way they should go…” I have so many parents bring their children into my office and want me to fix them, but the truth of the matter is…a lot of times, it’s the parents who need fixing.
Your children learn first from you. They hear you when you think they are not listening. They see you when you think they are not watching. YOU are their first covering. YOU are their first friend. YOU are their first teacher. YOU are their first counselor. YOU are their first encounter for whatever they will face in life.
YOU are where they learn anger. YOU are where they learn to be selfish. YOU are where they learn fear. YOU are where they learn to curse. YOU are where they learn hate. YOU are where they learn to lie. YOU are where they learn to steal. YOU are where they learn abuse. YOU are where they learn manipulation. YOU are where they learn to dominate. YOU are where they learn to...
Is it really over? Have you finished talking about it? Are you done with that phase of your life? If the answer is yes, then put a period at the end of it. If it’s over, then it’s over. Stop going back there.
So many times when we say we are done talking about something, we bring it up again at another time. If you have made your point in a conversation and you have clearly presented it where you know the other person heard you loud and clear, then put a period at the end of that point and move on to something else.
If you say you are done with a toxic relationship and you know that person is not good for your life, so you pack up and leave, don’t go back. If you say you’re done, be done. Don’t allow no one to convince you, manipulate you or threaten you into staying in a situation that does not bring, love, joy and peace to your life. Remember: hurting people, hurt people and misery loves company.
This also applies to your past. If you have had a painful hurtful past and you want to move...