ACCEPT YOUR FAMILY AS A GIFT FROM GOD
Family trauma can lead to unhealthy assumptions about family and total rejection of the family life. Most young adults and even older adults today live in unhealthy relationships because of lack trust in true family relationship.
Believe in family as a Divine institution going through a process of restoration
Recognize that family members make mistakes and need to be forgiven
Pursue peace with all members of the family
Refuse to see your family as a curse, but a blessing
Believe that God can transform your family
SEEK THE HELP OF A QUALIFIED CHRISTIAN COUNSELLOR
Qualified Christian cousellors are trained to help you see your problems from a redemptive perspective. They will help you see the possibilities ahead of you which you may have considered impossible due to your present self-concept or awareness.
SEEK DELIVERANCE FOR REPETITIVE FAMILY TRAUMA
Most family traumas are generational. Often times, a particular type of trauma run in particular family line. In some cases, the individuals in these families found themselves helpless in the same situations that drowned their parents and grand-parents. This type of deep spiritual problems will require a deliverance prayer from someone gifted and experienced in the area of deliverance ministry.
ACCEPT JESUS AS YOUR LORD AND THE LORD OF YOUR FAMILY
The family that serves God together and pray together is the family that stays together under love and protection of the Lord. While Christian Families are not immune from family traumas, they stand better chances of easily overcoming the effects of family traumas.
Family is a beautiful institution designed by God to provide nurturing and protection for the people involved. The health of the future generation often depends on the health of the nuclear family. The society is often a product of what happens in the family. However, as Christians we must not let the failures in our family interactions to define us, because in Christ, we have a stronger family filled with unconditional love and acceptance.
No matter what you are currently experiencing as a result of family trauma, be assured, there is hope for you and your family.