Tammy Darling wrote a wonderful article for Today’s Christian Woman. com. She puts the job and outcome of parenting in the right perspective. Why not take a few minutes and check your parenting perspective with A Promise Delivered.
“When a child is born, I often wonder what God knows that we do not. Could it be that this child is meant to cure cancer? Care for those with AIDS/HIV? Evangelize millions?
“For those brought up to know the Lord, the possibilities are as limitless as God’s purposes for us. Yes, children raised in ungodly homes go on to do great things. But those raised in godly homes will likely go on to do great things for the glory of God.
“Every child is a promise, a seed. For a seed to grow it must be planted, nurtured, and cared for—daily.
“And it is that dailyness that gets to us—to me, anyway. As a homeschool mom, I’m not always up for “weeding” the seeds I’ve planted. I let attitudes slide, behaviors slip. And before long no one in the house resembles Christ, myself included. I have lots of reasons (or are they excuses?)—deadlines, schedules, headaches. My self-absorption causes me to let the weeds in my children’s lives get out of control.”
Read more at: Today’s Christian Woman