When Parenting isn’t Perfect
By Jim Daly
Well if your a Focus on the Family listener then you know anything by Jim Daly is a sure win! His encouraging spirit come out once again in this great book about God filling the gap.
We are not going to be perfect 100% of the time and Jim gives us permission to let that worry go. To shake off the pride and allow our feet to touch the ground. He says its going to be ok, just keep loving your kids and working as a team with your spouse and pray.
I was encouraged to let go of the illusion that you an control your kids and instead focus on guiding them and teaching them to understand responsibility. They have minds and a will of their own and your needs for control over who your kids will become or how they behave can’t get in the way of Grace. Keep building a foundation of acceptance and love and lots of grace and do overs. For both parents and kids.
I will read it again once my kids are per-teens. It was bit other ahead of where I am right now but gave me lots of good things to chew on as I lay the foundation for years to come.
Completely recommend this book! Especially for those of you with teens and tweens! Its a great call to let go of your worries as far as the statue quo is concerned. That just because conditions might not be perfect in your life you can still be a great parent. Wether you feel your limitations, to fully bless your child is because of a lack of funds, time, energy, wholeness in your marriage, what ever your sad story might be… God is still working out His good will for your children through you, or despite of you.
Super Book, Read it!!