If your child cuts in places that you can see and does not try to hide their wounds, then it is likely that, consciously or subconsciously, they are trying to let you know they are in pain.
And I want to be the one to set anyone straight who messes with my kids. And despite all the infant-stage sleepless nights, toddler tantrums, tween eye rolling, and the teen decisions that break our hearts slap in two … Let her learn early in life that to obey You, God, is the best way to the life her heart truly desires (1 Samuel ). May she find comfort in Your ability, God, to reach her, hold her and rescue her (2 Samuel -18). Let her find confidence in You, God, even when hard times come and she doesn’t know what to do, by keeping her eyes fixed on You (2 Chronicles ). May she keep herself under control and not give full vent to people and situations that anger her (Proverbs ). Let her walk in the security of Your assigned worth to her. Where my kids are concerned, I want to trust God with everything beyond my control. What do we do with the risky and scary feelings that can make a mom lose sleep at best and feel crazed with fear at worst? Yesterday, my friend Brooke Mc Glothlin wrote a devotion about scriptural prayers for boys (see related resources listed below). But then things happen so beyond our control we eventually have to face the reality that we aren’t God. So what do we do with that gap where our mommy capabilities end and trusting God begins? And scary and risky are two words we moms don’t want as part of our kids’ lives. How do we make peace with the limits of what we can and cannot protect our children from? But prayer is the only possibility with real possibility. Protect her for the right husband, a man of respect and godly honor.
Give her a heart that desires to extend her hand to those in need.She basically lives on her child support and her dad and I have to help pay her bills as we are on one of her loans as co-signers.