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One Good Thing Every Day: March 15, 2013

“A fond mother…in pursuit of praise for her children, the most rapacious of human beings, is likewise the most credulous; her demands are exorbitant; but she will swallow anything.” from Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility

“A correct view on godly discipline is not raising perfect children; rather in loving them enough to train them in godliness and with an eternal perspective.

“When we exemplify godly submission in our own lives, we get to see their attitudes change, little by little. They become a joy to be around, not for their perfect performance, but for the privilege of witnessing their heart’s response to His shepherding.” from A Jane Austen Devotional


Proverbs 29:17 CEV

If you correct your children,
they will bring you peace
and happiness.


“I’m hungry,” whined my son.

“You can wait until lunch.”

“Just a few crackers?”



I sighed. Had we been home, I would have let him have a few crackers. But, we were guests, and it had been decided we would forego snack so close to lunch.

“Please, Mom!”

With another sigh of chagrin, I asked my hostess for a handful of Cheerios.

A few paltry Cheerios may not seem much. But, it bothered me I gave in to a whining ten-year-old. After we left, I corrected his behavior. Today, as I read this passage, I was reminded I need to correct my own in the future. A cheerful life is worth more than a handful of Cheerios!

Categories: DPChallenge One Good Thing Every Day 2013

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