Daily Archives: March 19, 2014

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The importance of influence

Parents, you know the day will come when your children will face a situation where they will have to decide in an instant whether or not to give into temptation. That moment will come when you are not there to give direction or warning. All of your training, discipline and instruction will be on the line in that moment. This is a sobering reality.    When that moment comes the scales will be tipped positively or negatively by one key component: your influence.     One definition of “influence” reads this way: “the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something.”   You won’t be there to say, “don’t trust, her”, or “he’s […]