Wounded Abandoned

Wounded & Abandoned

This is the best display I’ve seen regarding the father wound. I know this feeling all too well and remember many disappointing occasions like this with my father. I also remember saying to my father the very words Will Smith said to his uncle in this scene. Although my father and I relationship was restored years before he died, I still miss what could’ve been and feel the same pain to this day. My heart also breaks for the young men that still face this feeling daily and the fathers that have no idea of the damage they are doing to their sons and the generations of future men. Father’s, you do not have to be in your son’s house to be in his life. Man down and live up to who God created you to be. You can do it.

Shalom & Ahab,
Jason Wilson
The Cave of Adullam

 

 

 

 

Parent’s This is For You

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Parenting Tip Tuesday!

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Friday Yunion Parent Check-In

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Mothers and Fathers!

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Mothers and Fathers! Listen as our CEO and founder Jason Wilson talks about the importance of healing from your mother’s wound.

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Friday Yunion Parent Check-in

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Parents! Did you know?

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The Nine Nonprofit Leaders Work Together To Form The Black Executive Director Alliance of Detroit

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Our Executive Director Nicole Wilson is one of nine black Executive Directors featured in this article. The Black Executive Director Alliance of Detroit includes Tiffany Brown, founder and executive director of Developing Despite Distance; Reneé Fluker, founder and president of the Midnight Golf Program; Richard…

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I need to talk to you

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