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The Duties of Parents
This is a very short review on a very short book/article!
This book was originally written back in 1888, and it is still very true today! I found this book nice and short and easy to read! Some parenting books I’ve read kinda get you down and make you think your kids are going to need major therapy and counseling by the time they are in 3rd grade! This book I found encouraging and uplifting. It was also inspirational. It made me proud to be a parent and excited that by God’s immense grace and my willingness to parent His way can produce children that honor and serve God!
The book is divided up into 17 duties which are short, thought provoking and easy to read. There are so many profound truths, but it is easy to bite off a little, chew over it and meditate on it before moving on to the next section. Some of the topics include: Train with tenderness, affection and patience, consider the soul of your child first and foremost, Train in prayer, Train in the habits of obedience and in the importance of speaking the truth, and so many more. I soaked in each of these duties and found so many precious bites. PLEASE take the time to read this! It is so refreshing and encouraging and enlightening!