Posts Tagged "reflect"

Parenting with Joseph: Encouraging Growth

»Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 in encouraging growth | 0 comments

Parenting with Joseph: Encouraging Growth

When you are encouraging growth, what is real, permanent, and lasting change? When your child changes on the outside or from the inside? From all appearances, Joseph was a slave accused of adultery thrown into prison. It really looked like he was an adulterer. It really looked like he was in a terrible situation. It really appeared as if God had forgotten him. What was really happening? Joseph was learning by experience, which is the best teacher. What experience did Joseph have while he was in those situations that he could reflect upon and avail himself of in being a parent? What experiences have you had that you can reflect on and/or share? Use these stories; be transparent with your children. They will always copy your integrity (what you do and not...

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Character Development with Job

»Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in character development | 0 comments

Character Development with Job

What do YOU use to help you get through trials and tribulations? Personally, I have had some huge trials in my life that took years to resolve. I have used a variety of techniques to help me with character development as I went through those situations. One in particular that provided perhaps the best insight was reflecting on the story of Job. In the beginning of the book of Job, God says, “Have you considered my servant, Job?” I hear pride in the tone of God’s voice, and the desire to point Job out as exceptional. Essentially, the response is, “You have him so well protected!” God seems to take this as a personal challenge; apparently, He really believes in Job and feels that he will stand up to whatever comes his way. God takes up the...

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