Because I said so...

Dear Friend, 


I was such an inquisitive little girl growing up. My mom would tell me to do something and I always wanted to know why. Often my mom would entertain my questions, but occasionally. She would just say to me, "Because I said so, LaKisha". That was never a good enough answer for me, as a matter of fact in my ears I heard, "Try it out and see if it works for you." I remember one time I wanted to go somewhere on my moped. My mom gave me a perimeter of how far I go. This particular day i decided to venture outside what she had told me. I thought she didn't want to have fun. 

I made the decision to ride my moped to my friends house. I was so excited to get over there. Once I got there, one of my friends asked me if they could ride my moped, I said yes (which I was also told to not allow anyone to ride the moped). What happened next changed my perspective about my mom and her offering me restraints without a lot of explanation. My friend wrecked my moped. This meant I had to walk it all the way back home and explain the situation to my mom. She wasn't happy at all. 


Because I said so meant; "Because I love you, because it isn't safe, because I need to protect you from dangers that you don't understand, because I need you to learn to obey me without questioning my authority." Right now I am reading in the book of Judges and the Israelite's are at a real intense moment with God. “This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: I brought you up out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. 9 I rescued you from the hand of the Egyptians. And I delivered you from the hand of all your oppressors; I drove them out before you and gave you their land. 10 I said to you, ‘I am the Lord your God; do not worship the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you live.’ But you have not listened to me.” (See Judges 6:8) God was simply saying, the trouble you are in because "My say wasn't good enough." I understand more and more how important God's instruction's are, regardless if they come with enough explanation or not. He knows exactly what He is doing, I learned later on that my mother did as well. 


Changing My Position, 




Check out Today's Coffee and Conversations with LaKisha:





Please reload

Recent Posts

October 20, 2020

October 19, 2020

October 16, 2020

Please reload


Please reload


I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload


Little Rock, AR, USA