Here is something I read on Facebook.
by Zach Whitsel
My oldest child is only ten years old but I’m already beginning to see teenage style attitudes forming in her. She gives herself a lot of credit for how much she think she knows. While I admire her confidence, I have to make sure the knowledge she is leaning on is truth. Her and I got to have a pretty in-depth conversation on the way home from town tonight about the purpose behind my rules and my consequences. I explained to her that she may not like the boundaries but that the boundaries were for her own good. I hope that as a father I am a great example of the mercy and grace that our heavenly Father shows us. If I have learned one thing as a dad, though, it is that mercy and grace are not good excuses for disobedience. Read the rest of this entry