Friday, October 10, 2014

Day 3. Fear. Praying for Boys.

This chapter was so profound for me.  I can be an over protective mom and that can create a sense of fear in a son.  Brooke McGlothlin said it perfectly in her book Praying for Boys. 
Cultivating a posture of strength in a man is important for five simple reasons:
 When they’re tempted to do what’s wrong, they can remember what it felt like to overcome, and draw from that reservoir of strength to choose what’s right. 
The world needs more men who aren’t afraid to take a stand, no matter the cost.
 Their future wives will appreciate a man who isn’t afraid to make bold, fearless decisions for the benefit of his family.
 Their future children will reap the benefits of a father who worships the Lord without fear of what others might think.
 The kingdom of God will be furthered as men follow hard after their God- given dreams. Strength in a man, the right kind, is of the utmost importance.

This book praying for boys is opening my eyes in ways I had not even begun to think. 
I'm looking at fear in a different light. Where do I need to let go and where do I need to encourage him to move forward!  I want him to be all of the things above and all the Lords called him to be. 

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