Having just celebrated the joys of parenthood with mother's day and father's day, this book can't have come at a better time. Because as we all know, the good times are very very good, but the bad times are just plain exhausting! We need help. We cannot do this parenting thing right without serious reinforcements.
We cannot do parenting right without Scripture.
Enter this book.
Parenting with Scripture, by Kara Durbin
This is the reinforcement that we need. A topical index, in alphabetical order, of issues that we will face as parents, and what to do about it.
For example, anger:
On the left, references of Scripture that deal with the topic of anger. On the right, ideas for how to deal with these feelings, and practical ways to put them into practice.
Here's the page on money:
No matter how much Scripture you have memorized in your lifetime, the stress of parenting can push it right out of your mind when tempers start to flare, or when life starts to feel like crazy town.
Instead of losing your temper, ignoring the issue, or locking yourself in the bathroom, sitting in the tub, rocking back and forth while humming to yourself, just to stop the noise for a couple minutes...is that just me?...instead of relying on your own power in a weak moment, you can grab this book, flip to the right page, and harness the power of the Holy Spirit Himself. To work in your family, fight for your family. That's what He wants--that's why He gave us His Word in the first place. This book just makes it a little easier to put your finger on when you need it.
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