Treasure These Things
Moms have a challenging but deeply significant job. In the day-to-day struggles of raising kids, it's easy to lose sight of the big picture. What are you trying to accomplish in the long run? Mary, the mother of Jesus, provides us with a great example of how to view the parenting task: it is a role to be treasured as we participate in the mental, physical, spiritual, and social growth of our children.
Scripture: Luke 2:41-52
The conversation between Jesus and Nicodemus in John 3 reveals how we should respond to the regret that results from dedicating ourselves to the wrong direction.
The formation of Philip's character was foundational to his mission.