Loving Our Kids on Purpose

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This book has been a tremendous blessing to me, and has changed , for the better my relationship with my children.  Making heart to heart connections with our children, and discipline coming from a place of love  and honor as opposed to control and performance, with strict adherence to the rules has made all the difference in our home.

Here is an excerpt from the book, that really struck a chord in my heart.

When the Pharisees asked Jesus what the most important commandment was, He startled them with His response. “Love God, love your neighbor and love yourself. The Pharisees were hoping he was going to say “obey this commandment” Because their culture was steeped in the priority of obedience and compliance to “the rules”
In one fell swoop Jesus promoted relationship above the rules. Love and relationship are the bottom line of the kingdom, and they must be ours if we wish to establish a Kingdom culture in our homes.
~Danny Silk-Loving our Kids on Purpose

I highly recommend this book!

About Amalia

My name is Amalia, I am a survivor, but I am not simply surviving here. I fully intend on living life to its fullest everyday of my life. My past does not define me, it is simply a part of me and a contribution to who I am becoming. Fully awake, fully alive. Love is my religion. I enjoy meeting new people from all different walks of life. I love engaging in deep, meaningful conversation with others. I believe we each have something to add to anothers life. I love Jesus. And the way he interacted with people, especially the outcasts. I sometimes feel as if I am a very old soul born hundreds of years too late. But am realizing I am right where I am supposed to be, there are no accidents. I cherish those who love and accept me for who I am, intensity and all. Who love me for me, not who they'd like me to be. When I love, I love deeply, when I hurt I hurt deeply, I can feel others pain, an empath, but I would not change a thing. My 'story' has molded me into the person I am today and I like me! I am deeply moved by early morning sunrises and evening sunsets, by flowers, bugs, the changing seasons,barefoot walks in the woods, the wind in my hair and the sunshine on my face. I love capturing these moments with my camera, as well as trying to share the emotions attached on canvas. Music is my drug of choice. It soothes me when i'm feeling down or overwhelmed. I am drawn to other creatives and out of the box thinkers, the misfits, outcasts. I love to laugh and make others laugh. Laughter is amazing medicine. I have ADHD and it shows, I am currently....LOOK A SQUIRREL! I have a very strong sense of justice and nothing angers me more than seeing others taken advantage of or harmed, especially in the name of religion or by those in authority who use their authority to harm or control others. I am childlike, yet intense and will fight for those I love until the bitter end. But i've also learned that I cannot save anyone else and have learned when to let go. Because that too is love.

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