Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching, for they are a graceful garland for your head and pendants for your neck. Proverbs 1:8-9
Do you hear your father’s voice
Instructing you what to do–
To understand the Father’s love
And to live your live brand new?
Your mother teaches you to seek
God’s face and you shall find
The way you need to go—she knows–
His Word renews your mind!
When you learn to listen
To people God has given you,
You will find obeying them
Won’t be hard to do.
Your father’s words are true!
Your mother’s words are good!
It is because they love you
That they teach you to love God.
God’s blessings are like blossoms!
Like flowers, the smell is there!
It seems like they are around your neck,
And even in your hair!
Fun Fact: God has placed you in the family you have for a reason. Look and see why.
Questions: What are your Mother’s teachings and your father’s instructions like in the poem and Scripture verse? Why do you think they are like flowers?
When you listen and hear your parents instructions and teachings, how do you think God feels?