ADDITIONAL FORGIVENESS ACTIVITIES
GOD TIME PAGES:
preschool / kinder / 1st grade:
Read this month's memory verse: "Put up with one another. Forgive one another if you are holding something against someone. Forgive, just as the Lord forgave you." COLOSSIANS 3:13, NIrV
Discuss with your child: God says that loving others means making the first move. Whether you need to be forgiven or whether you need to forgive, if something is wrong between you and someone else, you need to take a step to make things right. You might even say that choosing to make peace with others through forgiveness is one of the best gifts you can give God! Let's say a prayer together to ask God to help us make the first move to forgive.
AN ARTICLE FOR PARENTS:
"STORIES THAT TEACH FORGIVENESS"
By Dan Scott
We all have this tendency to our hurt and carry it around like a weight in a backpack. We just keep piling in those hurts, until we bend and break beneath the weight of our bitterness. Even as adults, this is something we’re prone to do. No matter how we try forgiveness doesn’t seem to be our natural instinct. Imagine how difficult it must be for our kids. They’re just learning to grapple with the emotions associated with hurt. Friends can be fickle. Hurt people hurt people. And our kids are left aching from the hurt yet unable to process what they’re feeling and find the path towards forgiveness . . .
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