SAY THIS:Who made everything wonderful? God made everything
When you go into your child's room say, "Good morning! Where's my wonderful [child's name] that God made? There he/she is!"
"You have done great and wonderful things."
2 Samuel 7:23, NIrV
BASIC TRUTH: God made me
From the Parent Cue Blog:
WHAT'S YOUR RHYTHM?
By Carey Nieuwhof
Every family already has a rhythm.
Yours does. Mine does. And what happens in that rhythm becomes ‘normal’ for the kids. If you grew up in a musician’s home, it might be normal to have artists around playing music. For others, it’s just normal to see mom and dad out on long runs or it’s normal to never miss a football game. Whatever shows up in the rhythm of every day life in our homes is perceived both to be ‘normal’ and to have value.
The question is: How does God get worked into the rhythm? See, sometimes God is someone who shows up on Sunday, but is absent the rest of the week. Not because he’s not important, but because he doesn’t have a role in our daily rhythm. For others, God shows up in our life over the week, but he’s kind of awkward. You know the ‘okay-now-that-dinner’s-done-let’s-read-the-Bible-any-questions-can-we-be-excused’ drill? God’s there, but the dialogue’s just not normal . . . not yet . . . CONTINUE READING ON THE PARENT CUE BLOG