Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Fatherless Black women, don't give up: Gabby Douglas' father was arrested prior to daughter's gold medal achievement

Here he is, Gabby's father took a picture at the Virginia police department for not paying child support.  He was booked on March 6, not long before God blessed Gabrielle with her gold medals.  This is the man who divorced her mother and left her to financially care for the family alone, when Gabby was just 9 years old.  It is not a coincidence that there was a warrant out for his arrest, not long before his daughter became a gold medal gymnast, it was God saying He was the Father in the household, when Natalie Hawkins thought she was carrying the load all by herself.  Then, God blessed her baby-girl to reach her dream of becoming the first black woman to win the Individual All-Around competition.

For all of our sisters of all ages who did not have a father, this is encouragement for you.  It does not matter how bad you think you had it in life, you can have faith in God to help you reach your dreams.   Even if you are a single black woman raising your children without the help of their father(s), you must believe in the biblical scripture found in Mark 9:23 that says, 'Jesus said unto him, If you can believe, all things are possible to him that believes.'  Therefore do not worry about people in your home who won't help you, there is a higher power that will give you supernatural strength to care for your children and even support your dream and even theirs. 

Now, Gabby's father has to feel guilty while looking at his daughter on national television.   He will recall divorcing her mother and not paying child support, then going on as though he is serving this country.   No soldier should ever be respected when they turn their back on their wife and children. 

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Revealed: Gabby Douglas' father was arrested just months before daughter's gold medal triumph

 By Emily Anne Epstein


As Gabby Douglas was training hard for her future Olympic victory in London, her father Timothy Douglas was getting into trouble with the law.

The MailOnline can reveal that Mr Douglas, an Air National Guardsman, was arrested on March 8 of this year for contributing to the delinquency of a child.

It is unclear if Gabby was aware of the shocking allegation, made just days before she wowed the crowd at the AT&T American Cup at Madison Square Garden, but her family struggles have...Read full article, here.



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