Daily Archives: August 18, 2017

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God's Great Plan

Pushing or Leading?

Do your children feel led or pushed? Are you as a parent dominated by love or frustration? The two questions are tightly connected. Leading is born out of love and pushing is born out of frustration.  As parents we may tell our children that we demand obedience and speak sharply because we love them and only want the best for them. Most likely our children are not buying this explanation.  It feels to them as if they are being manipulated into doing what mom and dad want. But God has better way. Proverbs 16:20-21 calls it pleasant words. Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is he who trusts in the Lord. 21 The wise in heart are called […]