Okay, sometimes getting your children to talk isn’t that difficult, but with school starting back up, it’s important to get them to talk about the stuff that matters.
Don’t let the busyness of the school schedule keep you from getting your kids to talk about the important things and keep you from sharing what’s important with them.
In order to be the best parent you can be, you have to understand one very important truth:
Your children are watching what you do, not just hearing what you say. We’ve all heard the old phrase that actions speak louder than words. Show them what living according to God’s Word looks like. Model the behavior of seeking God, repenting when you make mistakes and forgiving quickly, because God has forgiven us.
When it comes to school, we get a list of the supplies our children will need. The Bible is also a source to help tell us what our children will need to be successful in their school year and their life!
Here is the first of three ways we can prepare our child for school…
Today is World Ranger Day and it got me to thinking about how when I was growing up, I wanted to be a Park Ranger.
There was no greater job in the world!
There is an old saying that we act the way we act because we think the way we think. That’s what God’s Word tells us too!
There are a lot of voices and opinions out there about parenting.
It can seem overwhelming, but don’t let yourself get overwhelmed. The key to being a strong (not perfect) parent is in God’s Word. Continue reading…
It is important to know who you are in Christ. You need to know what God promises you and what He asks you to do. If you don’t know the truth, you’ll believe the lie – that you aren’t good enough, that things will never change and that there’s nothing you can do about that.
We have a great freedom in Christ because He has redeemed us, saved us and loved us – even when we were unlovable. Continue reading…
The benefit of being thankful goes way beyond being just polite (though that is a good thing). Gratitude is the key to happiness itself.
The new year gives us a renewed desire to set goals, which means getting our priorities in order.
Have you ever had so many things you “need” to do that you don’t get any of them done? It can seem overwhelming!
When you don’t know what to start on, let God’s Word help determine what priorities to put first in your life this year.
WHAT THE WORD SAYS:
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God… John 1:1-5
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well… Matt 6:33
The first of all the commandments is; love the Lord thy God… Mark 12:28-30 Continue reading…
Self-worth is something that is built inside of you. It’s a confidence that comes from knowing that your value comes from who God says you are and what He did for you; not from anything you may possess. Continue reading…