Harriet Connor's Big Picture Parents: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Life PDF

By Harriet Connor

ISBN-10: 1532602537

ISBN-13: 9781532602535

Being a mum or dad within the glossy international is difficult. we're frequently beaten with worry approximately destructive our youngsters, guilt approximately our imperfections, and confusion approximately our position. Harriet Connor is familiar with those emotions good. yet hers is not only one other parenting booklet packed with "shoulds and shouldn'ts" to make you are feeling worse. quite, she invitations you to step again and look at the larger picture:

What is the aim of existence and parenthood?
What are our human limitations?
How will we do something about our guilt and fear?
What are our family's values and the way will we move them on?
What is our family's constitution and position in the wider community?

When she was once determined for solutions, Harriet Connor grew to become to the traditional knowledge of her ancestors--the Bible. She went trying to find little items of grandmotherly suggestion, yet what she came across was once a grand vision--a massive picture--that made experience of either existence and parenthood.

Whether you're new to the Bible or have learn it ahead of, you won't remorse taking time to mirror on its message, which has given convenience and counsel to generations of folks similar to you.

"I want this e-book were written while I first grew to become a mom virtually thirty years in the past. Big photograph Parents is a completely readable, clever, and inspiring e-book. It presents a beneficial biblical framework and a clean frame of mind approximately being a dad or mum. i'll be giving it to any new guardian or about-to-become dad or mum to assist them as they make the large swap from lifestyles prior to teenagers to lifestyles after supply. This ebook should be a blessing to all parents."
--Sarah Condie, pastor; Co-director, the psychological wellbeing and fitness and Pastoral Care Institute, Sydney, Australia

"'All we need is for our kids to feel free' is absolutely the unchallenged axiom of our time. yet what if, satirically, by way of chasing this elusive aim we're making not only our kids, yet ourselves much less chuffed? This ebook provides mom and dad a sensible framework for realizing our kids, ourselves, and our global. In doing so, not just will the mother or father be happier, yet so will also the child."
--Sam Chan, nationwide communicator, urban Bible discussion board, Australia; public speaker; theologian; writer of Preaching because the be aware of God

"This is a fresh e-book, written with humor and beauty. it truly is jam-packed with biblical knowledge and its useful outworkings, for all types of families."
--Kirsten Birkett, Latimer examine Fellow, Oak Hill university, united kingdom; writer of Resilience - a religious Project and The Essence of Family

"Parenting is a kind of vitally important initiatives that actually should still require a tribulation run. yet via its very nature mom and dad can't have an ordeal run. possibly the simplest they could do is to get the complete activity of parenting into point of view. Big photo Parents is very precious for constructing an total point of view that may place mom and dad within the top position to nurture their teenagers. it truly is to be hugely commended."
--Michael Hill, former vice-principal and lecturer in Ethics, Moore Theological collage, Sydney; writer of The center of Marriage and The How and Why of Love

Harriet Connor juggles 3 roles: she is a spouse, mom of 3, and Bible instructor. She holds levels in foreign reviews (Languages) and Theology.

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