Speak a blessing

Remember how excited you were when you witnessed each of your children take their very first steps on their own? They need you to cheer them on now, too, as they take determined steps toward “walking in righteousness.” Encourage your kids with some of these comments.

  • Awesome job, ________! You are persisting in doing good!
  • I know ________ perseveres even when things are tough.
  • ________ is such a determined girl/boy.
  • With God’s help, you can do it!
  • It makes us feel so good to work hard and finish a big job.
  • I admire your self-discipline, preserving through ________ (name the situation).
  • You’ll be proud of yourself when you finish ________.
  • Keep at it, ________. I know it is hard, but I know you can do it.
  • ________, you’re as persistent as a Daniel/Noah/Elijah. You just won’t give up!