May 2019 - Week 2 Elementary Parent Cue

      MAY

      2019

WEEK TWO

ACTS 16:16-40
Paul and Silas in Prison

SAY THIS:

You can choose joy
when life gets hard.

DO THIS:

MEAL TIME


Q & A for kids: Would you rather get a no-homework pass, or a no-chore pass? Why?
Q & A for parents: What is the hardest thing you've ever accomplished? How did you feel when it was done?

REMEMBER THIS:

“But those who trust in the Lord will receive new strength. They will fly as high as eagles. They will run and not get tired. They will walk and not grow weak.”
Isaiah 40:31, NIrV

LIFE APP:  
PERSEVERANCE—Refusing to give up when life gets hard
From Parent Cue:

MOTHER'S DAY GETS COMPLICATED

By Sarah Anderson


Mother’s Day highlights the gap that exists between what we wish were true and what isn’t. It’s a day where we are confronted with our highest hopes and our current disappointments.

Any other day we are okay with children who sometimes make us want to pull our hair out; we have learned to manage the hand life dealt us, so different from the one where we imagined we were mothers, or where our mothers were different from what they are; we might be able to get through without stopping up short, confronted afresh with emotions the loss of our mom or our babies have invited into our lives.

But not this day. This day it’s hard to escape what any other day we might adequately push through or cover over. And that makes it hard . . .

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