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Parent Cue Weekly :: 2/9/15

Parent Cue Weekly

 

HERE’S WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT

Bible Story: I’ll Be There for You (Ruth and Boaz) • Ruth 1–2

Bottom Line: Be kind to your family and friends.

Memory Verse: “Do to others as you want them to do to you.” Luke 6:31, NIrV

Life App: Kindness—showing others they are valuable by how you treat them.

Basic Truth: I should treat others the way I want to be treated.

THE GIFT OF WORDS

“Did you know . . ?”

“Has anyone ever told you . . ?”

I don’t know your story, but if I had to guess you can remember a time when someone said something to you that started something like that. The funny thing is that so often these life-changing phrases are followed by something that seems more ordinary than extraordinary—at least to the one who speaks them.

About ten years ago, I started my career as a High School English teacher. And I’ll never forget this one student from my third period class. He was quiet, unsocial, and on a number of medications. He usually wore a Volcom sweatshirt, kept his head down and never participated. Then one day, he turned in a story I was sure he had plagiarized. This story was so good, so well-written, I just knew it couldn’t be his work.

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Secret Kindness
Parents,

If you have caught your child doing something kind in a secret kind of way, let us know. This week we taught your kids to be kind to their family and friends.