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Old 08-08-2011, 11:07 AM
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yes! there definitely needs to be balance. it's hard.


this is true! especially the first part about "do this or else." my parents were like this.
I agree it is hard as I have also fallen into the trap of because I said so.
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Just been rereading the introduction and the part page XXi (in my version) under the heading Shepherding really made it clear to me.

"As a shepherd you want to help your child understand himself as a creature made by and for God."

but I particualr like this part.
" it involves investing your life in your child in open and honest communication that unfolds the meaning and purpose of life"

My relationship with my mum has some of this and I think it is because she was almost always available for chat especially straight after school.
Excellent on all the above, Kathryn!
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My wife and I recently dedicated our daughter in church and we were given this book from out pastor. We have been reading it together, a chapter every night. We both are really enjoying and learning a lot from it. We have already been implementing the things Tedd Tripp is teaching.
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