I don’t want my kids to be “good”.
It’s true. I don’t want my kids to be good.
That might be shocking to you. May even sound absurd. But let me tell you about the day God taught me this lesson…
It was a perfectly chilly Sunday on our way to church, yet the temperature inside the car was HOT.
The 5-minute ride was filled with the kids picking at each other and bickering over pointless things.
When we arrived at church, our family scattered into the atrium to say hello to friends before heading to our pew. I looked around at my kids, each surrounded by a cloud of friends giggling and my heart sank.
I’ll be honest. Whenever things like this happen in our family it really makes me stop and evaluate. On the outside, we put up a good front and try to be the best we can be… because we think what we look like on the outside is IMPORTANT.
But we are wrong.
What we look like on the INSIDE (in our heart)… determines who we really are.
What you need to get started:
- Step #1—> GET THE TOOLS
Grab a copy of Keep thy Heart for each child in your family.
- Step #2—> SCHEDULE YOUR FAMILY
Determine a good day to have family meetings to discuss what you are learning. In our family, we don’t have one specific day, instead I just pick something and put it on the calendar.
- Step #3—> WATCH AND LEARN
Watch each of the videos in order, before you begin the week’s study. Remember to go at your own pace. If it takes two weeks to finish one week, that’s better than not doing it at all. Give yourself grace and keep enjoying the process.