Our children were all playing Hide-N-Go Seek in my sister-in-law’s backyard when she snapped this photo of the little boys. Apparently they were the designated “counters” and counting up to 100 took a fair bit of concentration.
Their funny little faces, however, started me thinking about their dear little hearts too….
More than anything else, it’s what I care about. Their little hearts.
It’s what matters most to me as their mom. Sure, I want them to behave, to learn all they can, and to live meaningful lives. But where are their hearts? That’s what I really want to know.
And what does a mama do to minister in those deeper places?
Lately, I’ve been talking this over with our older children (does the word “child” even apply to a 17 or 19 year-old?) and asking them what touched their hearts when they were younger. What helped them connect when they were struggling, or when we were in a tough season. What’s kept our hearts tied together through it all?
Please join me over at The Better Mom for more? Reaching Through to the Hearts of Our Children.
In His grace,
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