There’s a very good reason why parents should never call their child, “stupid.”
It’s because your words are powerful. If you of all people, who know your child best, call them stupid, your child will start to think, “I must be stupid because my dad said I am.”
A person will begin to believe what they hear the most. If at home, all they hear is how they are doing something incorrect or that they never learn, they will begin to see themselves that way.
How you see yourself matters. Your self-image affects every area of your life—your goals, who you marry, your mental and physical health, your relationships, and your job. It can even funnel down and affect the way your children see themselves.
Be your children’s biggest cheerleader by giving them Scripture. You don’t have to have an hour-long Bible study; it only takes 30 seconds to speak the Word of God to them. Continue reading…
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The dating process is a great deception. It’s a myth kept alive by countless romantic novels and sentimental movies that promise thrilling love scenes, tender music, and romantic fulfillment.
Our children need to know the truth in order to be prepared (and not deceived).
Romance isn’t just about candlelit dinners and roses. Romance is rekindled in little things we do every day to put a little love in the bank.
It’s the kind gestures and the selfless acts that will build intimacy and bring the romance back.
Walking with your spouse is great practice for the lifelong process of becoming one.
Can two people walk together without agreeing on the direction? Amos 3:3
You are a team now. You’ll spend your life solving problems, getting in agreement (in prayer) and growing together. Continue reading…
When you honor and reverence the Lord and delight in doing His Word, God says you will be full of joy. God doesn’t want you moping around.
He wants you to be full of joy in every part of your life; that includes your marriage.
The number one weapon the devil will use against you is a lie. He’ll try to tear you down and make you feel insecure and unworthy, which will then carry over into your relationships with others.
He’ll say, “This relationship will never work. You’re too stupid. You’re too slow. You’re too fat. You’re too skinny. You married a crazy person.”