Think: our kids learn by example, and because we know this we soon start finding our shortcomings. Trying to better ourselves to teach our children is a battle of wills, a struggle, an immense struggle.
This week I also came across a few words from the book The Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho.
Learn by teaching.
Whenever you focus on what you are doing like the simple task of washing up, focusing on each rub, being thankful that you have washing up to do and you are worshipping God, thanking Him, loving Him and loving all those around you.
When we focus, stop and listen we do not just worship God but we are teaching our children how to find joy in the most mundane things in life. How every excuse is given to us to love and give love.
When we stop focusing on the unnecessary stuff which this world make it look like its imperative for us not to do so, life not only becomes simpler and more joyful, but also fulfilled and thankful and of course full of love.