Here are a few of my favorite posts from around the web this week.
On Daughters and Dating: How to Intimidate Suitors :: “Raise a daughter with a fully loaded heart and mind so that a fully loaded shotgun isn’t necessary. She shouldn’t need you to scare off weak suitors. Let her strength and dignity do the job. Resolve to settle for nothing less than the best protection for your daughter. Resolve to be the kind of man you want her to bring home.”
Gardening the Heart :: “Thankfully, I have made the choice to invite the Master Gardener, God Himself, into the garden of my heart. Exposure to the light of His love, to the watering from His Word, and to the warmth of His people, is softening me. God is pulling weeds and digging up the hidden root systems of sin that have been growing far too long.”
10 Common Mistakes Parents Today Make (Me Included) :: “But adversity is a part of life, and only by facing it can our children build life-coping skills they’ll need down the road.”