Is your daughter struggling with her identity? Does she know what her identity is and where it comes from?
I want to share 2 points about identity.
If we were to walk into any art museum we would see paintings or sculptures by different artists. When people look at that art they are trying to determine what the art means and what was the artist thinking. Ephesians 2:10...
You don’t have to be perfect. What our daughters need is to see us live out an authentic faith. Not a perfect faith because we’re not perfect. Only Jesus is perfect, but if our faith is authentic then our children will be more likely to gravitate towards what is real. What does that mean? It means we’re not saying one thing and doing another. We’re not lecturing them about one thing and then living another way. When we say we love and follow Jesus they would be able to see that in every area of our life. When we mess up…we own it. We don’t try to cover it up. We don’t try to hide it. We just own it.
If teenagers love anything, it’s authenticity. They love to hear real life stories. They want to know if you’re struggling. They want to know if you’ve walked through the things that they’ve walked through. It’s this time in their life when they’re deciding all sorts of things about who they are and...