January 2018 - Week 2 Elementary Parent Cue

   JANUARY

           2018

WEEK TWO:

LUKE 11:1-4
Model Prayer

SAY THIS:

Practice praying
to God.

DO THIS:

MEAL TIME


Q & A for kids: Would you rather practice the recorder for an hour every day for the rest of your life, or listen to someone else practice the recorder for an hour every day for the rest of your life?
Q & A for parents: When you were my age, did you play an instrument, sport, or do another activity that required a lot of practice?

 

REMEMBER THIS:

“Training the body has some value. But being godly has value in every way. It promises help for the life you are now living and the life to come.”
1 Timothy 4:8, NIrV

LIFE APP:  
COMMITMENT – Making a plan and putting it into practice
From Parent Cue:

MAKE IT PERSONAL

 
This is an excerpt from the Parenting Beyond Your Capacity by Reggie Joiner and Carey Nieuwhof


A crucial link exists between your ability to parent and your personal growth.

When it comes to character and faith, your kids are watching you in a way they might not watch you in other pursuits. Because it’s so personal, you can’t do faith and character for your kids. There’s another factor at work. If it’s not in you, they know it. When it comes to spiritual and character formation, your journey impacts them deeply. If you want it to be in them, it needs to be in you.

As you read this, your anxiety level is probably rising. You feel like you can’t possibly measure up. If you were to level with your kids about your fears, your inconsistencies, or even how shaky your faith is on some days, you’d feel like you were admitting defeat.

But that’s a perfect picture mindset . . .

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