March 2020 - Week 4 Preteen Parent Cue
WEEK FOUR
LUKE 15:11-24
The Story of the Lost Son
ASK THIS:
When has someone forgiven you?
REMEMBER THIS:
"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
DO THIS:

 DRIVE TIME


While in the car, ask your preteen, "Is there anything that is keeping you from forgiving someone?" Try to talk through it; what happened, why it's hard to forgive, and then how we can lose when we choose to not forgive someone. Tell about a time you had to choose forgiveness even when you didn't want to.

FORGIVENESS:
DECIDING THAT SOMEONE WHO HAS
WRONGED YOU DOESN'T PAY
FROM PARENT CUE:
FORGIVENESS ROCKS
By Mike Clear

My kids will experience pain both inside and outside of my control. For me, the focus instead is on what my kids will do with those hurts when they do happen. To help illustrate forgiveness for them, I decided to reach back into my childhood and pull out my old trusted friends—Rocks.

I want my kids to know that when they’ve been hurt by other people’s words or actions, they have a choice to make. They can hold on to that hurt inside but that’s much like carrying around a big rock with them everywhere they go. The more hurt and anger they hold onto, the bigger the rock they carry around which can really weigh them down and consume their life . . .

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