Parenting in the 21st century is precarious. Parents often find themselves suspended between snow–capped mountains of exhilaration and craggy chasms of desperation. But what an awesome privilege parents have been given! What an opportunity to grow deeper in our relationship with God and to shepherd little souls as well! Such privilege and opportunity certainly demand more of us than we can hope to give from our own human strength.
Whatever stage of parenting you’re at, Insight for Living Ministries wants to equip you with helpful tools to help transform your relationship with your children from a struggle to survive into a lifelong love that thrives.
The traditional family is under assault these days. Watch a primetime television program about the family and you'll soon discover that fathers are presented as idiotic, mothers as overbearing, and children as wise beyond their years. That's assuming you can find a program portraying a "traditional" family with a husband and...
For a few minutes, I'd like you to think about your father, or, perhaps, about the predominant male role model in your youth. Meditate on what that one individual has contributed to your life. Think about his influence over you, his investment in you, his cultivation of your character.