I read this post today challenging where our expectations for our children (and others in general) lie. Very helpful and convicting! Just thought I’d pass it along….
I am becoming increasingly aware of a subtle tendency to root my expectations for my children in things other than the Lord and his all-sufficient Word and work. How easy it is to do this… we spend each and every day with them. If we have large families, we’re surrounded! We can be so acutely aware of past experiences, disappointments and hurts, and their sinful tendencies, as well as limits to our own strength and ability to parent well, and we can allow these things to inform our expectations of them. Read the entire post here.