Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it (Proverbs 22:6).
u a nd the child [Jesus] grew and became strong in spirit. Filled .AA^with wisdom, the grace of God was upon him," (Luke 2:40). How were you trained? What are you speaking into your children? Monkey see—monkey do. Spend time with your family. Children yearn to be with mom and dad. I have learned from experience that you need to place your children in an environment in which you wish for them to blossom and grow. I have two brothers. We were not allowed to watch the "Three Stooges" as children, smart move on my parent's part.
What do you eat? Are you overweight? Children will pick up your habits. Children of parents who smoke have access to cigarettes. The same is true of alcohol, pornography, and drugs. The rich young ruler in Mark 10:20 answered and said to Him, "Teach all these things I have kept from my youth." He loved money and possessions so much he missed a blessing. Children mirror their environment.
Natural Prescription for Health: Make an effort to spend quality time with your children.
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