Speaking Life into Your Children
Your children are blessings from God, entrusted to your care. Your role as a parent, as a cheerleader and source of inspiration, is deeply integrated into their lives. You are their primary balcony person and teacher. The power of your words and the impact your comments can have on your children’s lives is phenomenal.
Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body.
– Proverbs 16:24 ESV
Every word leaving your lips has the potential to infuse their hearts with sweetness and strength. Your comments can shape their character, mold their intellect, build their confidence, ignite their dreams and develop critical thinking skills as they mature.
Take a moment to reflect on the incredible influence you hold. When you choose to speak life, love and encouragement, you create an environment where your children can thrive. They become resilient, knowing they are unconditionally cherished and supported. Your belief in them fuels their belief in themselves.
You need the power of the Holy Spirit to be able to speak words of affirmation consistently and frequently so you can strengthen and enlighten your children. Relying upon your own power is unhealthy, but depending upon God and the Holy Spirit’s guidance is your foundation to speaking life. He wants you to have this authority.
With guidance from the Holy Spirit, your words can be powerful and affirming to your children and others.
Embrace the joy of building a legacy of positivity in your family. With God’s guidance, each word you speak holds the potential to create ripples of greatness that extend far beyond the present moment. Your children will carry the seeds of your encouragement throughout their lives, sowing them into the lives of others.
Let your words be like gentle rain, nourishing their spirits and propelling them toward their God-given destiny. As you do, watch them blossom into extraordinary individuals as God created them.
Today’s One Thing
God made you a parent to speak life and encouragement to your children. Your children await the gift of your words. It’s never too late to begin. Ask God for His guidance as you speak life.