I have taken something good—an activity my child is gifted in or a desire for my child to be involved—and turned it into a functional savior.
Our Kids Are Not Upgraded Versions of Ourselves
Children should work knowing their identity lies in being redeemed by a loving God, not in being the family messiah.
Our ministries cannot sit on the throne of our hearts if Jesus is already sitting there.
I want my children to see Jesus in me, but they will not see Him though a picture-perfect family or a calm and peaceful household.
Church is a place of refuge, the only place I know of where who I am is not determined by what I do.
When left to ourselves, we are reminded of the great need we have for help that lies outside of us. Thanks be to God, this help is found in Jesus.
Your life is hidden in Christ—and that has absolutely nothing to do with your performance. It has everything to do with His love and grace.