What do we do with the time in our hands and the children in our home? This is the revolution I’m desperate to see. The quiet ripple of revival, all starting with us.
And there's no shame in feeling the feeling, or owning the emotion, but here's the chance to be truly great: To trust God to straighten things up that look and feel crooked. To let grace be the antidote so anger, ageing and anxiety don't have to be.
James Dobson said it right, "babies come into the world with no instructions, and you pretty much assemble them on your own...they are maddeningly complex and there are no guaranteed formulas. Even the most intelligent professionals are struggling with their child rearing responsibilities at home..."
The art of waiting --- isn't it about allowing the waiting to make you, letting the tango of tension to mould you, and sorting your heart so solitude can find you?
What presents as a painful struggle for you today might be the very thing needed to expand you to flight tomorrow.
Dear Son, Today we celebrated Father's Day. We had lots of fun and lots of laughter, but not everyone has that. Father's Day is a spectrum of feelings to many different people. It's sobering to those who've grown up without a dad, and sorrowful to others who've been hurt by their dads. And your dad is … Continue reading “Dear Son” – A Letter To The Future Man In You
Being able to deal well with losses is one of the most important skills to have, as losses are life's constant companion, and if managed well can offer an opportunity for regrowth and revival.