~by Brenda Weaver
“As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love. If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love even as I have kept my Father’s...
The blessing of the LORD be upon you; we bless you in the name of the LORD. Psalms 129:8
My daughter Christa felt discouraged at the recent fussing and arguing between her small children. She sat Kyle (5) and Kassie (4) down and had
a little talk with them about the joy in blessing one another. The two were quite impressed with this new plan and decided to put it to work.
As Kassie caught on to just what the idea of blessing each other meant, she came to her mother and told this little story.
“Kyle blesses me so much, Mommy. When we go to Sunday School he puts his arm around me. He blesses me by keeping it around me all the way down
the steps. And he blesses me some more by staying right beside me and taking me all the way to my Sunday School room. I am so thankful how much Kyle blesses me.”
I was blessed myself, in the fact that Kassie was focusing on the positive things Kyle was doing for and that she understood Kyle’s encouraging acts as blessings. It motivated me to reach out to every person I know and pass on a blessing.
Prayer: Father, bless all the mothers that are reading this devotional today. Give them direction in encouraging their children to focus on blessing one another. Amen.
Ponder: As you do your work today and interact with your children, how about using that word “blessing” freely? Exclaim over each act of kindness as a way of blessing one another. It will completely change the tenor of your home!
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