In summer I let the Little Nies sleep until 9:00 and then I
get them up for our daily study scripture together.
I expect them to be downstairs at the breakfast table alert,
awake and ready to take their turn reading aloud.
This proves to be much harder when school is in session,
but since we are on summer break, reading together is bliss.
I know there is safety when we follow the words of the Lord.
My children need the protection that the scriptures provide.
I need the protection and inspiration that the scriptures provide.
I get so discouraged sometimes as I browse social media or watch the news.
People make bad bad choices that hurt others and take away rights and freedoms.
People of all ages acting inappropriate for popularity sake.
People trying to gain "followers" by saying or doing things to shock.
I know I can't entirely stop bad things or evil from touching my children,
but I can certainly arm them with God's commandments and words
given to us in the scriptures.
I feel like I am always reminding my children:
Bad will never be cool and God always wins.
* * * * *
Today, Mr. Nielson and I will be chatting from the
Missionary Training Center (MTC) here in Provo.