Speak a blessing

Breaking old, sinful habits is hard work. But your enthusiastic affirmation will help your children find the determination they need to keep striving to be their best. Here are some ideas you can use to compliment your children as they grow in gentleness.

  • I know you are gentle, _________. You have such kind and tender hands.
  • I know you are gentle, _________, because you use such kind words.
  • _________ is a gentle boy/girl.
  • Thank you, ________. We all appreciate it when you are gentle.
  • You have gentle hands, just like Jesus!
  • Gentleness is a quality I admire so much.