Keep showing your children how to meet with God, even if you think they don't get it.
As priest* of the household, I tend to get frustrated anytime my boys are not quiet or paying attention as we try to sing, read, or pray together as a family.
You'd think I learned the lesson after the tenth time. But no. I still raise my voice and get a bit flustered.
I keep reminding myself that even if this evenings altar time doesn't go as planned, it can still have a long-lasting impact.
Jesus had to cope with disciples who at times were confused, jealous, angry, scared, filled with pride and hasty. But He kept going. He kept teaching. He kept leading by example.
We know that they eventually got it. And by God's grace, so will your children.
( *Priest tends to be an overused term. Stay posted for more on what it means in this context.)
Biblical, on-the-go, tips for meeting with God. Written from our experiences as parents. This is our digital space for jotting down learning moments from our devotional time throughout the week.