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Guide to Restoration from Father-Pain

Guide to Restoration from Father-Pain

Father absence in South Africa: 65% of South African children grow up without their biological fathers. The effects are severe and South Africans experience it daily. The person, male and female, who grew up without a father or with an abusive father, experiences a father-pain and needs

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The father I found Odette

The father I found  Odette

  I was only four years-old when you said these words to my mother: “Leave my house, with this little thing of yours. “I was only six when you said these words, “I will never support a child who is not mine.” You rejected me, your flesh

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Between Father’s Day and Men’s Day…! Erna Rheeder

Between Father’s Day and Men’s Day…!  Erna Rheeder

So, Father’s day is done! And I heard people say: Please take Father’s Day away! These people are: children, those under as well as over 18, whose fathers left a gap or who left scars on their bodies and hearts; women who raise their children alone and

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Grandfather-goodness – Erna Rheeder

Grandfather-goodness – Erna Rheeder

John told his father-story. He never knew his dad. He only met him after he left school. And even now he is not like a dad to him – more like a distant friend. But he had a grandfather who taught him about life and how to

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Thando and the man in his street – Erna Rheeder

Thando and the man in his street  – Erna Rheeder

The difference a male mentor can make in the life of a young man Thando’s parents got divorced and his father disappeared. He became lost and joined a group of boys whose energy took them to dark places. They stole from neighbourhood people and went from small

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Fathers and their daughters-Erna Rheeder

Fathers and their daughters-Erna Rheeder

For the past six years we have been busy with various activities where our endeavours are to get fathers actively involved with their children.  Every time when people talk about the matter, they refer to fathers and sons. Boys learn from their fathers how to be men. 

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