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BUILDING UP YOUR CHILD'S SELF ESTEEM

A child who is loved and who is able to love and respect himself, for the person he is, and he feels he can fully trust you, will confide and share with you.

Self esteem within the child is rooted in acceptance and belonging within the ring fence of security and family love.

It is very abnormal to feel any sense of rejection, and these feelings, if instilled in a child, can cause major havoc throughout his life.

Rejection is born out of a spirit of fear, real or imagined. It is essential for your child's welfare to know those things that promote rejection and low self esteem and prevent a great unhappiness in him.

Rejection is instilled into the very spirit of the child.

It is a spiritual malady and only a spiritual remedy will lift its awfulness. It is demonstrated by emotional deprivation, and is a form of emotional crippling. This is manifested with an overpowering sense of loss and feelings of worthlessness.

Children who suffer any level of rejection are more prone to fall victims to many other things as they seek solace for the pain they feel inside.

They are more prone to fall victim to abuse, in fact they almost invite abuse, in their quest to fill a void in their lives.

This is the lonely child syndrome, which we will discuss later.

It requires positive parenting skills, insight and determination to avoid this soul destroying evil affecting your child. It opens many other doors that may allow or encourage other very harmful afflictions to beset a young and precious life

Tools against rejection

You as a parent can hold the major keys and use the God given tools that are required. Notice we say can hold and not do hold. This is because many adults have suffered some form of rejection in their own childhood.

How we are with our children is often influenced by how we were parented ourselves.

If we were blessed with ideal parenting then it is likely that our own parenting skills will follow a similar pattern.

On the other hand the opposite might be the case.

This is recognised by the secular world in modern child care, but for the Christian it is a fact found in scripture.

This does not mean that this pattern must be inevitable, because God has proved himself gracious in providing the means to escape this consequence in our lives.

If as you read this you feel that you need help to resolve such feelings in yourself, and you want to avoid similar ways for your child, contact us

(Hebrews 2:13 NIV)  And again, "I will put my trust in him." And again he says, "Here am I, and the children God has given me."

(Hebrews 2:14 NIV)  Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might destroy him who holds the power of death--that is, the devil--

(Hebrews 2:15 NIV)  and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death.

 

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