Is there one thing that is vital for parenting? God tells us that there is. “As a mother comforts her child, so I will comfort you,” says the Lord in Isaiah 66:13. “As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love,” Jesus bids his disciples in John 15:9. And when they stray, God longs for all parents to love their children just like that. Mine did.
This message is an excerpt of “Being Mom–And Dad” by Sue Gamelin in the May 2017 issue of Gather magazine.