This issue should help children understand that they too are called to be role models of the Christian life to those around them, to both adults and other children.Order Now See Inside
In our family’s first condo, the laundry was located in the basement of our unit. Family
members had to go out the front door, around the corner, and down a dozen wide concrete
steps to get there. Navigating this simple path with laundry on one hip and a two-year-old’s
tiny hand in the other always invited adventure. One day as Claire and I rounded the corner
and made our way to the eighth step, I saw a small garter snake sunning itself in our path.
09/30/2015 at 02:00 pm
October 2015—Role Models
We’ve all heard of the poorly behaved sports or entertainment star who says that it’s not his or her job to be a role model for children. And we ourselves tend to forget that we are role models—whether of good traits or bad ones—in all that we do. Children are always looking up to someone. But how often do they think of themselves as role models? This issue should help children understand that they too are called to be role models of the Christian life to those around them, to both adults and other children. Paul’s words to Timothy inspire us here: “Let no one despise your youth, but set the believers an example in speech and conduct, in love, in faith, in purity” (1 Timothy 4:12, NRSV).
09/30/2015 at 02:10 pm