Safety and Connection" was presented, which claims that the brain's neuroplasticity is such, that it can grow new axons and dendrites, literally creating new pathways for love in the brain. What a call to the church to reach out to those who are victims of beating and sexual abuse and gross neglect and to make it safe for them to enjoy nurturing and affirming relationships. I am inspired all over again.
We were introduced to the excellent training programmes of Common Sense Parenting and Conscious Discipline strategies for caregivers and teachers. These non violent methods for teaching impulse control and relationship building skills are already used by Child Funds Roving Caregivers and the entire Education Department of Aruba. I am sure you will hear more from me on this subject. In the meantime I will end with a Sunrise and the words the Lord gave me as I watched it from the balcony
"Dawn .....speaks of hope ..... Joy is inevitable as the sunrise..... It will come, like births, some are easier or more beautiful than others. But hear me, those still in the despairing dark watches of the night, weeping endures only for a while. It is not unending . Daybreak is coming."
Lifeline Ministries Dominica
3 Munro Street
Goodwill / Roseau
Commonwealth of Dominica
Tina Alexander, Director
Tina Cell: 767-235-8367 (also What's App)
Office Cell: 767-275-8367