“Watch over your heart with all diligence,
For from it flow the springs of life.
– Proverbs 4:23
What does heart mean?
• Intellect/ mind
• Emotions/ feelings
• Will/ desires or motives
If our minds, wills and emotions are healthy and good then our life will show that… we will make better choices with our lives…
• Junk in/Junk out… Good in/ Good out
• One of the things God tells us as moms and dads to do is to help you guard your hearts… Sometimes we say no, not because we’re mean, but because we want to guard your heart…
One way to guard your heart (and this is something for us as parents that we can do to help our children) is to ask another question… (in a loving way)
• Why? … when you can get to the heart, if you can get that right, then our actions will follow…”