The musings of ME:
SAH mother of 3 kids, spouse of a doctor-in-residency, caretaker and teacher of random children.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

My Warriors

I know I brag on fb and my blog all the time about my kids. 
I know it is a little obnoxious, actually. 
But there are only two people you can get away with obnoxiously bragging about your kids to.  Well, my mom is dead and my husband is always gone, so people of the internet, I apologize.

That being said...General Conference earlier this month made me totally freaked out that my kids are not ready for what the world is going to throw at them  made me charged up and ready to be a better mom at spiritually preparing my kids. 

(I can't even handle Jackson now commonly using the word butt since he has started public school.)

We started doing better about reading scriptures in the morning and night when we say family prayer.  We also started talking about and memorizing the 13 Articles of Faith or 13 tenets of what we believe in our church.  We've finished the first 2.

It made my heart glow to hear both Jackson, age 5 and Samson, age 3.5, tell me proudly tonight:

1.  We believe in God, the Eternal Father; and in His son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost.

2.  We believe that men will be punished for their own sins, and not for Adam's transgression.

(And yes, they can tell you what transgression means, too.)

(Now, Sam is a little overly-enthusiastic about people being punished...He raises his fist and everything.  We are probably going to have to revisit the loving Heavenly Father discussion and the fact that we have the atonement so we can repent part.)

They may not be ready for battle yet, but the first step in being a warrior of the Lord is understanding what you believe, right?

1 comment:

Holly said...

Hey Colleen, I couldnt find you on FB so it only left me this avenue to get in touch with you to tell you how sorry I am to hear about your mom. I cant imagine how awful that must have been. Anyway this feels silly saying it on here, especially when your post was so cute and light hearted. I'm still on FB if I just missed your name by accident message me and let me know how life/residency/everything else is going. I'd love to know. Take care.