For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children, encouraging, comforting, and urging you to live lives worthy of god......
Childrelong to know that they are lloved deeply and unconditionally, and nothing instills this sense of security like a gentle ticklwarm hug from an adored parent, accompanied by tender words like:
- I love you just because you're you.
- I love you even when i'm angry with you.
- i will always love you, no matter what.
Your child's first picture of god as father is based upon impressions of you. so explore new and natural ways to build your father-child bond as you read--and talk--together about god and life and love with i love my daddy.