Each Monday we learn a new Bible verse in our home school that corresponds with one of the "21 Rules of Our House" that I mentioned in an earlier post. A couple of weeks ago our verse was 1 Corinthians 13:4, "Love is patient, love is kind, it does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud." Throughout the week, I had, as usual, many opportunities to reinforce the concepts as the children interacted with one another. "Remember, our verse says that love is PATIENT, love is KIND..."
Well. One evening the children were supposed to be cleaning up. Tobin was "helping" Arden make sure to clean instead of play and took a ball away from him. Arden was NOT happy. He shouted, "TO-BIN! Our verse says, 'Be kind, and PLAY WITH THE BALL!!!'"
At least he's hearing some of the stuff I say!