Monthly Archives: April, 2019

Parenting with Pennies

IMG_20180703_184000These three jars of pennies stay on our kitchen counter. Each of our three daughters has a jar. What are the pennies for? Each penny represents one week until they turn 18. Notice the jar on the far right is our oldest daughter’s, her jar is almost empty. The middle jar is our middle child’s. The jar on the far left is our youngest’s. The jars are reminders of how precious time is. We have just a little time to lead them and influence them for Jesus. How much time do you┬áhave left with your kids? It’s not as much time as you think. Perhaps the jar is already empty, and they have grown up and moved on. Either way, consider how to make the most of your time and use it for Christ.

BTW I got this penny idea from a book –

https://www.amazon.com/936-Pennies-Discovering-Intentional-Parenting/dp/0764219782/ref=sr_1_1?crid=LX6QRRAUXQDJ&keywords=936+pennies+discovering+the+joy+of+intentional+parenting&qid=1556482760&s=gateway&sprefix=penny+parent%2Caps%2C185&sr=8-1

 

 

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