Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Fruits

I have been doing school with Kaden for 16+ weeks. We have learned sight words and word family words, we have colored, played games, learned bible verses, the works. I have really seen him grow in his academic knowledge but have wondered if he was really catching on to the biblical character traits we have been learning. Things like being content and attentive, being thankful and patient. I feel like I am constantly saying the same things. Kaden, please listen...Kaden are you having a good attitude...Kaden be patient. All the while I have wondered if it has been getting into that brain of his.

The other night God gave me just the smallest taste of the things He is doing through my efforts to train our son to be a godly young man.
We had the opportunity to have Trenton and Jonah Estes over for the evening to play. The boys had played their little hearts out when Kaden and Trenton decided to color. Trenton watched Kaden for a while and decided he wanted to color the same thing that Kaden was coloring. Trenton tried his best and then looked at Kaden and said "I can't". Kaden turned to Trenton and said "you can do it...be patient...keep practicing...I will help you". It was so sweet and I was so thankful that God allowed me to be in the room to over hear their conversation. I am sure God knew I was in need of just a little encouragement. Thanks Lord!

3 comments:

Welcome to Lolliworld said...

AWW...precious! So glad your boys have you at home to be teaching them in so many ways!

Jennifer said...

that is so exciting...you are doing a great job.

Kathryn said...

YAY Kaden!!