As a Principal, I have observed how quickly children turn against one another. As a grandmother of a tween granddaughter, I have experienced her attempting to navigate this concept of ‘friendship.' In … Continue reading Children – How Do You Define A Friend?
Step out of your comfort zone. We can no longer sit and wait for change, we must intentionally take action each day to improve situations and conditions around us. Remember, 'it is not about you.' We've been charged with the commandment to Love thy neighbor - give of your self. These are core values. Teaching … Continue reading Children – Core Values
22 But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, and self-control. Galatians 5:22,23 Paul, the author of the Book of Galatians, used the concept of fruit because it created a visual image of the characteristics (or virtues) of Christ. When teaching … Continue reading Children – Fruit of the Spirit
The Fruit of the Spirit defines how we should live, act and think.
Putting on your children's armor is a process. When you begin the lesson, it will take time to thoroughly train your children in understanding how and what they are doing. When my Granddaughter and I began praying the Whole Armor of God, I would repeat the prayer after me. I began teaching the prayer to … Continue reading Children – Helping Them Put On Their Armor Through Prayer
Praying with our children is the most important thing we can do every morning before leaving home. It instills a sense of purpose, peace, and hope by living the Word out in our daily lives. Over time this prayer will become part of your family's morning practice, and as your children become young adults, they … Continue reading Children – Armor Up