By Vernalee disagreements!This time it isn’t the Hatfield’s and the McCoy’s. It is your very own family in an emotional tug of war! Taking sides and digging up ancient bruised feelings that no one remembers but the perpetrators are not therapeutic antidotes. Unfortunately, the feuds journeyed through generational family lines and like the Hatfield’s and the McCoy’s, family members who hardly know each other resent the others because of the stories that have traveled with time. Hatred travels at the same rate of speed as love! If family infighting is allowed to continue, eventually someone may get seriously hurt physically. The staled emotional damage is another matter, but time heals all things; even parasitic feelings that live within. Perhaps, feuding families should talk to therapists, their pastors, or someone who can be neutral. Better yet, maybe, they should fall on bended knees and ask God for direction and guidance. Dreadfully, through Cain’s and Abel’s prototypes, we must always remember that there is nothing new under the sun. God provided their stories in the book of Genesis for a reason. We know how that fight ended! The Good Book will always steer us in the right direction. We just have to listen and be faithful steward. Stop! Don’t turn the page! This is your family!
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