THE MIRACLE OF FAMILY
Take three or four children (or more) and two adults, each having their own unique set of gifts and personalities, put them all under one roof and have them dwell together in unity.
Your family is important enough to fight for!
God has a plan for your family. And here is the good thing about His plan. He doesn’t expect you to have the perfect family. He only hopes you have a “getting back up” family.
We all face challenges. We all get knocked down. Maybe your marriage isn’t as strong as it once was. Maybe you don’t have the money to do all you want to do. Maybe raising your kids is tougher than you expected. These are things that knock you and your family down. God wants to help you and your family get back up.
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.