It is always a joy to have my daughter on the podcast with me. We discuss her first week of middle school in the format of "Rose, Thorn, and Bud". It's a dinner-time discussion format we use to talk about our day as a family. The "Rose" is where we share what went well, the highlights of the day. The "Thorn" is the biggest challenge we faced in that day, or a low point. The "Bud" is where we identify one way we will get the most out of the next day. Emma also asks me what is the hardest part of waiting for God's perfect timing. Thanks, Olivia, for planting that question. It was a good one.Emma’s question to me: What has been the hardest thing about waiting for God’s perfect timing?
|Emma decided to tie-dye this weekend.|
My question to Emma: What would you say were your roses, thorns, and buds for your first week of middle school?
Our question to you: How would you describe your first gym locker room experience? How did you overcome the shame of changing in front of your peers for the first time?
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|She also learned how to curl her hair using cloth strips. YouTube'd it.|
BOGO Weekend to Remember Marriage Getaway, August 25 - Sept. 15, 2014
Use the Group Name “Corpus Christi” when you register to attend a getaway. Corpus Christi will host Weekend to Remember on May 25-27, 2015!
How to Improve Dinner Time Conversations with Roses and Thorns via Mocha Dad blog.
Episode 15 - Preparing Our Daughter for Middle School...Already?! [Husband-Wife podcast archive]
Episode 25 - Back-to-School Blues and Marriage Tune-Ups [Husband-Wife podcast archive]
Strength Revisited, a free eBook download based on my TEDxCorpusChristi Talk about how we define strength in manhood.
The Disciples of Christ detoured from Asia, Acts 16:7-8 (NIV).
Bay Area Fellowship is now Church Unlimited!