Often overlooked, and somewhat under-rated.
Speaking simple words to their heart. Perhaps a little uncomfortable if you have never done this.
Speak to their hearts – from the depths of your own.
Our children cannot read our minds. It is time to speak up.
7 Things Your Children Need To Hear You Say:
1. I Am Sorry
2. It Will be OK
3. I Understand
4. I Am Proud Of You
6. Let’s Pray About This Together
7. I Am Thankful For You
I am sorry – You are going through this.
I am sorry- will you forgive me?
It will be ok- Because we trust in a sovereign God
It will be ok- because I am here for you
I understand because I have been through this.
I understand because hard things happen to stretch our faith.
I am proud of you for serving the Lord with your whole heart.
I am proud of you for giving God the glory in everything.
I am proud of you for using character, or achieving this goal with endurance.
No, you may not choose to follow a path of foolishness.
No, disobedience and disrespect is not an option.
No, walking away from a problem is not an option- let’s deal with it.
Let’s pray about this together -Now. And tomorrow, and whenever I see you hurting.
Let’s pray about this together - Let me lay my hands on you and pray intercession for you.
I am thankful for you because_____________________.
Speak to your Children.
At every age – speak trust-building words into their hearts.
What’s on your heart to say to them today?
Have you left them wondering?