How Has a Baby Changed Your World?

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Wisdom From the World

“Parenthood…It’s about guiding the next generation, and forgiving the last.” – Peter Krause

“There is a strange relief when you stop being the center of your own universe.” – Ryan Reynolds

“What it’s like to be a parent: it’s one of the hardest things you’ll ever do, but in exchange it teaches you the meaning of unconditional love.” – Nicholas Sparks

“Parenting is the easiest thing in the world to have an opinion about, but the hardest thing in the world to do.” – Matt Walsh

“No parent can child-proof the world. A parent’s job is to world proof the child.” – Anonymous

Wisdom From the Word

“Don’t you see that children are God’s best gift? The fruit of the womb, His generous legacy.” – Psalm 127:5 (The Message)

“Friends love through all kinds of weather, and families stick together in all kinds of trouble.” – Proverbs 17:17 (The Message)

“Fathers, don’t exasperate your children by coming down hard on them. Take them by the hand and lead them in the way of the Master.” – Ephesians 6:4  (the Message)

“Exploit or abuse your family, and end up with a fistful of air; common sense tells you it’s a stupid way to live.”  Proverbs 11:29 (The Message)

Keep Me Real, Lord!

“Thank you Lord for the gift of children and grandchildren. Teach me the lessons I need to learn so that my influence on my children is full of grace and truth. Teach me to welcome my partner’s world. Keep me curious and empathetic to our unique experiences and outlook. Help me to focus on the blessings of parenthood and not to reminisce about what I’ve left behind.”

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