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Saturday, March 17, 2012

An interesting article about raising kids…

On Building Houses

Here is how the article begins..

“Raising kids is like...
There are numerous conclusions to that sentence. Popular parenting books attack it in so many ways. One author said (and I'm paraphrasing) "raising kids is like working with wet cement. You only get so much time and then it is dry and hard." Before I had kids I bought into that type of an idea. I was going to "mold" my kids and shape them. I understood Deuteronomy 6:7-9 as something I had to do to my kids.
However, as I read, study, and interact with my own kids I am realizing that the Biblical paradigm is always based in relationship.
Now this presents a choice. What are we going to base our relationship with our kids on? Law or Grace?”

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