I don’t want to tell my kids how to be a Christian. I want to show them.

I don’t want to tell them how to love Jesus. I want to show them.

I don’t want to tell them how to keep the faith even when life kicks you when you’re down, and you can’t seem to get back up. I want to show them.

I don’t want to tell them what it means to love your neighbor. I want to show them.

I don’t want to tell them how to pray. I want to show them.

I don’t want to tell them to not be ashamed of their faith. I want to show them.

I don’t want to tell them that grace is everything. I want to show them.

I don’t want to tell them that they’re going to fail, that they’re going to fall, that they’re going to fall short, that they’re going to make mistakes.

I want to show them.

And then I want to show them that despite those failures and shortcomings, the God of the universe is still there. And that same as always, He will extend forgiveness, grace, and love.

 

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Caitlin Henderson

Caitlin Henderson is a small town girl from Kansas who fell in love with a farmer. They have three kids who keep her on her toes and always clinging to coffee. She is passionate about showing people Jesus, and telling the story of agriculture. She loves writing about their life full of grace, craziness, love, dirt, and cows.