Have you ever wondered what the word family encompasses? What it truly means to you?
It really is a difficult question to answer.
This is my own humble view:
I am quite a lucky person. I was brought up in a loving family with three sisters. We were brought up to think for ourselves, be open-minded, educate ourselves, work hard, love, care for, be there for each other and our own children and families. We spent holidays with grandparents and aunts and had a fantastic all-round involvement with all our family.
This love, care, inter-action with not just immediate family but extended family gave me a good set of rules to live by. It also gave me a base-line and a heritage that I can really be proud of and am still learning from. That is why I am lucky.
My upbringing in a Christian family has also given…
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