A family is a group of imperfect people who God brings together in a loving, grace-filled relationship that is unique from all the rest of the world.
If our primary goal as Christian parents is simply to help our children grow up to be independent, we will have missed something really important.
It’s so easy for all of us to go through our days on auto-pilot without even realizing we’re doing it. Life gets so busy that we just do the next thing that comes along that we have to get done. And then the next. And the next.
Unfortunately, when it comes to the Land of Good Intentions, a lot of us can easily move in and stick around way too long.
For years I’ve heard the saying, “Rules without a relationship lead to rebellion.” Just thinking about that freaked me out when I was raising my kids. I’m naturally a rules person. I can do rules, no problem...
The day your oldest child comes home from high school and starts talking about colleges they want to visit, it finally hits you. Those old people were right! The years went by so fast. Too fast.
THERE ARE FOUR WORDS that I probably heard my parents say a million times when I was growing up. And strangely, they were four words that usually didn’t really mean what they should have meant. I’m guessing you’ve probably heard…