If you are thinking, I wonder what a good way would be to encourage my pastor or the leader of a country, you might want to start with blessing their children.
Shamrocks, the “luck of the Irish,” wearing green . . . all things that come to mind when we think of St. Patrick’s Day. But not many people actually know the tradition behind why we celebrate this holiday.
It is more important than ever to teach our children behavior that models the Golden Rule. After all, the behavior commanded in that rule is biblical. It’s living in a way that honors God and loves others as He does.
Guilt, for the child of an aging parent, can control their thinking and actions, and it is a battle one must fight every day. Guilt will keep us from being fully with and for our parents in the way we can be.
As the product of a broken home, building a sense of safety, security, and continuity in the lives of my four sons became a priority as they grew up.
Do you ever feel like your family is close to crazy? Well, you’re in good company, and you’re probably not as strange as you think.