We go to great lengths to protect our children from many lurking dangers, but not all. There is one that alludes most households.
Trapped IN the rat race ON the treadmill of opportunity, we run faster and harder at every turn. Devoted to our children and well-meaning in every way, we’ve inadvertently exchanged devotion to God to devotion to our children’s success and happiness.
Complex. Crushing. Compelling. We need to start talking. We need to start asking questions and sharing stories with others who value the sanctity and sanity of family life – how it is and how it could be
Question #1 As you look at your calendar, your exhaustion and your child’s face, what do you fear most when it comes to a saying “no” to an irresistible opportunity before you?
Write out your fears. It’s an insightful exercise.
Then take the list to Jesus. It’s a great place to begin.