The 40 Day, Night Challenge - Day 30

Family.

Today's Reading:

Joshua 24:15

Proverbs 1:8

Making time for the family is the hardest thing to do for me. I am usually bone tired when I get home and to have an evening where we play games together, read scriptures and learn a moral lesson is hard. But those are the best nights of my week.

Being my kid can be a little frightening as you can imagine. My kids live in a world where dad has security and sometimes has to wear a bullet proof vest. They also have to talk to me about the future. There are adults that don't want to talk to me about the future! :). So sometimes it is great just to blow off steam. Last week we went bowling. Last night we had a tickle fight. But never forget, all of the life lessons that will get them through time times in life and marriage come right now, from you.

Question:

How strong is your family unit? Are you taking steps to ensure your household stands firm?

Application:

Today, plan at least one night a week to spend time together as a family, to eat together and pray together. Get rid of any distractions or electronics during this family time.

MLK Pledge - #1:

Meditate daily on the teachings and life of Jesus, the revolutionary.

Quotes:

“A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living." - Charles R. Swindoll

“The family is the first essential cell of human society." - Pope John XXIII

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