Posted by froggyTheFrog (220.127.116.11) on March 16, 2003 at 13:54:07:
In Reply to: HOW CAN I BE CONTENT? posted by JACK (18.104.22.168) on March 16, 2003 at 08:20:46:
> AS I'VE TOLD YOU,I HAVE HAD ETERNAL CONFLICT WITH MY MOTHER.
> THE QUESTION IS --DOESN'T SHE HAS TO PAY BACK FOR ALL THE SIN SHE HAD DONE TO ME?HOW CAN I BE CONTENT WITH THAT?WHERE IS THE JUSTICE?
A lot of us do have conflicts with our parents, and those conflicts separate us as we grow up and grow away from our parents. Your mother did the things that she did to you because she is not perfect and has problems of her own. It's true that you did not deserve to suffer for her problems, and she may have suffered due to somebody else's problems. I honestly think the best thing you can do for yourself is forgive your mother so that you can move on. I know this will be difficult. You posted a post asking if we believed in God. Ask God to help you forgive your mother and move on. It could only help. Your mother may have wronged you, Jack, but not being able to move beyond the pain and anguish will only damage you mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Those who hurt us do not suffer from our pain. Only we do.
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