Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash The world we live in is quite rhythmic. There are many cycles and patterns. There is order and there are systems. The rhythm is by design. The Designer has built beautiful rhythms into everything He created. We would do well to line ourselves up within them. To resist is futile peon! Ha! ... Continue Reading →
The teaching of Family Rhythm goes beyond good parenting practices, which it does well. Family Rhythm acknowledges the pain and disconnection, or you could say the absence of rhythm, in our relationships and holds out the hope that we can continuously move closer to better and better relationships by getting caught up in the simple Family Rhythm story (see... Continue Reading →
If you weren’t able to get to Nicaragua for the Family Rhythm conference (not sure what could possibly hold you back!), here’s what you missed and what some participants had to say: Session 1 The small choices you make in your family every day leads you on a path. Making better small choices, repeated over... Continue Reading →
For me, I get overwhelmed sometimes when there are too many choices. We have a phrase in our culture when we have a question: “Just Google it.” For wise and discerning people, that can be somewhat helpful. But I need more than a quick tip or a rabbit trail of opinions, I want a guiding... Continue Reading →
Below are five simple action steps for each part of the Family Rhythm cycle. Right relationship: establish core family values. Relationship broken: acknowledge realities and eliminate "sap suckers!"Repercussions: understand life-stage development, then discover and apply relevant and effective training methods.Repentance: model and expect authentic transformation more than just the flippant, "I'm sorry." Restoration: keep a constant view... Continue Reading →
Making Faith Part of Everyday Life, Part 1. This article is a thoughtful look at building faith conversations into your daily rhythms and routines. Worth a click!
The Beginner’s Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Family Rhythm | Natural Parents Network. An interesting article I'd like to explore further. I don't necessarily endorse this website.
The little choices you make today shape your life. They establish habits and rhythms that will lead you down a path you may or may not want to go. The over-arching rhythm I am going to urge you to adopt must be checked and re-checked daily or you will settle into nothingness. But if you... Continue Reading →
The book called Parenting Beyond Your Capacity has a chapter discussing family rhythms. Every family has a rhythm, but not all rhythms are deliberate and strategic. Not all families have a plan, but every family settles into patterns, habits and rhythms that shape their lives together. I want to have a family that doesn't drift off into... Continue Reading →