This morning I overheard our 7 year old telling our 5 year old,
“Oh that would be IMPOSSIBLE!”
I don’t know what they were referring to, as they were just coming down the stairs, but I found it hard to hold back my next comment,
“Actually honey, anything is possible if you believe in yourself and trust in God. Remember the quote we have above our kitchen window, buddy? It says, ‘With God, all things are possible.’
“Really Mom?? Anything is possible?”
“Yes buddy, ANYTHING is possible!”
“Well, how exactly? Why is there even a word, “impossible” if nothing is impossible.”
“Good question, buddy…good question.”
In order to prove to my children that nothing is impossible, I searched the web for some inspirational stories and this is one that I found that left them believing that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!!! It shows not only how anything is possible, but this video displays TRUE. UNCONDITIONAL. LOVE. Afterall, isn’t that ALL we need? All we need is love…(which is what God is)…and truly, anything IS possible…if you believe in yourself!
After showing the video to our 2 older sons, our 7 year old shed some tears, because of the love … Read More »
I woke up this morning, and said my two favorite “wake up” affirmations to start my day:(“Thank you bed for a wonderful night’s rest.” and “Thank you God, for this beautiful day. There will be time for everything I need to do today.”) and I thought,’How can I get my boys to start their days off with gratitude each morning as well?
Then I thought about making these gratitude notes. I quickly grabbed my handy post it notes and a sharpie and wrote them a “wake up” gratitude note and stuck it on their lamp shades next to their bed before they woke up.
Our 7 year old, came down the stairs with a huge smile on his face AND with his gratitude note and gave me a hug. Our 5 year old, who is just learning the basics of how to read site words, came down the same way, but asked me to read what it said. He developed a gigantic smile and said, “I love being kind to my brothers!”
While they ate breakfast, I said to them,
“I know we say what we are grateful for each night after our prayers, but … Read More »