What is something kind you did for someone in your family or a friend? Was it easy or difficult? We all know that we should be kind to the people we’re close to, but that can sometimes be hard to do! Think about Ruth. When things got tough she chose to treat Naomi with kindness. Pray, that instead of getting frustrated with your family or friends, you will all choose kindness.
“Do to others as you want them to do to you.”
Luke 6:31, NIrV
KINDNESS – Showing others they are valuable by how you treat them
From Parent Cue:
MAKE IT PERSONAL
By Kristen Ivy
I love my kids.
If I’m really honest, there’s something inside me that wants them to know how much I love them. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because I know how significant love is in the life of a child and I just hope they know—really know—how much they are loved, but they don’t. How could they? They’re kids. They might never understand or appreciate the way I love them.
That’s okay. A kid doesn’t have to understand or appreciate a parent’s love in order to be affected by it.
So, what if the best thing we can do for our kids is not to get them to understand how much we love them, but to prove to them that we love them enough. What does enough mean? Maybe, in their world, it’s as simple as SHOWING UP . . .
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