As a single mother raising my children alone over the last decade, I have experienced the many struggles that single parents have. I have watched as children struggle with talking with an abusive parent, much less visiting them to “honor them”. I have struggled to protect and to provide for my children even when the world felt like it was crashing down around us. I have also seen the tears that my children have shed from the wounds of their past, and I have watched as they suffered from the many tears that I shed. There were various levels of brokenness that we have all experienced at one time or another. However, I have had to and continue to trust God to get us through it all. I know that a Godly father would have made a difference in my children’s lives. I also know that many more families suffer because of the failures of parents. I prayerfully ask that all parents resolve to be better parents and that fathers will rise up to the calling in their lives to be spiritual leaders of their households. Too many children are wounded by the absence of their fathers or mothers in the lives. Too many marriages fail from the lack of commitment. This “Resolution” from the movie Courageous is an example of the commitment that we should all make. It will not only make us better parents but will change the direction of the lives of our entire families. Many years ago, I proclaimed… “As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” I pray that many more will make that proclamation and reach for that calling.
I pray for a Happy Father’s Day for all the fathers and even the single mothers who have taken on both roles. I pray that God will bless each of you and your entire family with total healing and restoration to each spirit and soul. I pray that God will raise up a new generation of men, women, and children to faithfully serve Him and lead us into the future in Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Agape Love to all,
© Secret Angel and The Abuse Expose’ with Secret Angel, 2014.
by Secret Angel of Secret Angel Ministry and The Abuse Expose’ with Secret Angel