eZine #70 | The Greatest Joys of Being a Parent
- June 15, 2020
June eZine: The Greatest Joys of Being a Parent
The truth is—my primary days of being “Dad” are over. Sure, I still hold the title and always will. But at best, I now only occupy a small place in my children’s hearts. And that’s the way it should be. As hard as it is, that’s the leave and cleave challenge talked about in Genesis 2:24. As adults, our children have new primary relationships—I need to release them to focus on their spouses and their own children. They are shaping the next generation as Donalyn and I once did with them. The cycle of life continues.
What I’ve learned about parenthood might be best reflected in what has brought me my greatest joys. I hope you find reading this as encouraging as I did reminiscing and writing about it.
We know that parenting has to be more than just having your kids make you look good. We really do want to parent well and teach strong morals, values and character. We want to pass on the difference Jesus makes in life. But what do our children really need from us in order for this to happen? What should we never withhold in order to raise solid and God-honoring children?
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JUNE PODCAST: MY 6 GREATEST JOYS OF BEING ‘DAD’
Dr. Dave Currie discusses the great gifts of being a father realizing the benefits of parenting well and the impact it has on future generations. It’s a great tribute to Dads, beyond Father’s Day, that all men (and women) will enjoy!
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CARE CENTRE NEWS: WE ARE HERE FOR YOU
If you, your marriage or family is in crisis, seek credible support right away. Our DFR Care Centre has a full team ready to help. Take advantage of the personal coaching and counselling with Dr. Dave Currie and his committed team at the Doing Family Right Care Centre. Our Counselling staff is still taking on clients and is here for you. We are working remotely and offering video and phone counselling appointments in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more by clicking HERE.
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