Why Telling Our Story to Our Kids Has Impact
Do you remember looking at a photo album? I mean before technology changed everything.
I may be aging myself a bit, but remember scanning through old photo albums.
I sometimes think about the Bible in this way.
God’s Completely Incomplete Story
If you are like me, you love a great story.
Whether it’s in a book, a movie, a TV show, or a song, stories find their way into our lives and impact us on a different level.
The truly great stories somehow find a way to transcend time and generations.
As a parent, stories took on a whole new purpose. No longer were they just for my entertainment, but they were now tools I could use to build into my kids. Whether I was reading one to them or telling them one that I was making up as it came, stories captured their attention and their emotions.
The stories captured mine, too.
It was like the story, the characters, the words themselves, came to life.
Golf. The old gentlemen's game.
Even if you don't play it yourself, you have probably heard what people think it was named for:
Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden.
Fortunately that doesn't stand true after a little research.
I don’t play often, but I do enjoy a good round once in a while.
The anticipation as I get my clubs ready.
The excitement as I set up on the first tee.
The thrill of feeling that perfect swing.
The laughter as I watch the ball fly into the bush.
The game that gives and takes away.
But is that all it is? A game? Or is there more to it than that?
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Brad in 2 Sentences:
I love to write and teach people of all ages about Jesus. If I can tell a story and tell you about Jesus at the same time, even better!