We need to be involved in our children’s lives. It is the parent’s job to take time out of the busy work/school/sports schedule and teach our children how to be the men and women that God wants them to be.
It’s amazing how forgetful we humans can be… at least in terms of things that REALLY matter.
Last week I told my kids that I’d have to cancel our devotions for that evening because a family activity had run later than expected. Their response was typical: a resounding chorus of “oh no!”s and something on the lines of “Pleasssse… can we have devotions tonight?”
At times, the pressure can seem overwhelming but I’d like to remind you of three simple truths that should help you straighten your shoulders and brighten your smile.
I remember my eight-year-old daughter looking outside with slumped shoulders and saying “Aw, now we can’t have our kids day.” But just at that moment, her four-year-old brother jumped up and said:
“Don’t worry guys, God can stop the rain!”