Cuddle up with your child this month and pray, "Dear God, thank You for [child's name]. He is so precious. Help me to trust that with You all things are possible. Help me to be the parent [child's name] needs. I love You, God. In Jesus' name, amen."
"With God all things are possible."
Matthew 19:26, NIV
BASIC TRUTH: Jesus wants to be my friend forever.
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A FAITH OF THEIR OWN
By Autumn Ward
Without meaning to, we teach our kids to look to us rather than to God. We teach our children to depend on us to fix everything, rather than trusting that God will allow, do, fix whatever is best. We teach our children that nothing bad should ever happen to them. And if that’s not a set-up for disappointment down the road, I don’t know what is!
I can honestly say, after 18 years of parenting, and three teenagers later, I experience more joy watching my children respond to trials with wisdom and faith than watching them live life trouble free . . .
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