Proper relational patterns are built on trust, but unfortunately in the fallen world trust is easily broken.
A Scriptural introduction to what it means to be a Child of God
Was He calling me to be a missionary? A pastor's wife? Did He have some fulltime ministry for me? I knew I wanted to give my whole life to serving Him, but how? I was on my knees at a prayer meeting asking Him, “Lord! Please show me what You are calling me to be!” That still, small voice came to me, simply saying, “To be my child.”