December 5, 2012
The LORD has blessed me
with three children and an amazing wife. I am constantly shocked at how my kids
crave my attention. In the spirit of honesty I will share that I sometimes even
get overwhelmed by it. It can be stressful when a two, four and five year old
are all trying to get you to notice them. It can be difficult at times to keep
that stress from coming out in harsh or critical words and tones.
The truth is that I'm not
perfect and there are times when my words are harsh. You aren’t perfect either.
So what’s a dad to do?
We need to understand the power of our
words. We need to understand that as Proverbs says our tongue can hurt as bad
anything else we can use to inflict pain. When we make a mistake we need to
realize it. We need to ask for forgiveness, from God and our families.
Most importantly we need
to flip the field. (Read more)