Just let me explain.
I don’t want to hear your excuses right now.
But, please, just listen for a second.
You admit it — you made a mistake, you messed up, and you feel terrible. You simply want 2 minutes to share that your heart was in the right place, even if the outcome was less than desirable. Why won’t they listen? Don’t they know that you would never intentionally hurt them this way?
It feels horrible when we aren’t given the opportunity to explain our actions, doesn’t it? So why do we do it to others, especially our children?
Lately, I have been convicted on how I’ve been reacting solely based on my son’s actions without taking the time to consider the heart behind it. For instance. .
(Head over to Faith Along the Way to read about spilled coffee creamer and the reasons I’m choosing to respond to my children’s hearts before their actions.
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