Train Up a Child

Four years ago when I was on a fifth grade field trip with my son, I was talking to another mom who had older kids (teenagers – eek!) and we were talking about our kids making wise choices. Our fifth grade boys were starting to transition to having a little freedom and were going to have to make choices with their actions. She talked about the concept of training their hearts rather than controlling their action. That concept resounded in my heart and was supported by scripture. Continue reading