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yourLDSneighborhood News for Monday, 19 December, 2011
Our Home as an Island
by Jennifer Ricks
Do our lives sometimes feel full of dark, foggy winter days? Perhaps the answer to dispelling the mists of uncertainty and fear is that we need to make our homes islands, havens of safety from the world’s darkness.
How do you make your home a haven? Leave us a comment.
Our kids are going to mess up. It’s just part of life. But do we sometimes worry more about what the neighbors might think than about keeping our focus on our children, who need our unconditional love as they learn from their mistakes?
We, as parents, are given the charge to create a home environment that is conducive to the spirit of God and that is also safe for mistakes to be made. If it is expected that everyone will make mistakes, then we can prepare to teach the consequences of those mistakes in our safe and loving environment, an environment where the Spirit is the teacher.
Read the rest of the story by Shiloah Baker at LDS Parenting.
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