For you who are playing along at home, no, I'm not addressing discipline in a very, ahem, disciplined manner. Which is to say, I'm all over the place. First, I talked about disciplined parenting. Next, mindfulness as a spiritual discipline. Now, morning pages. When I began research for this year's theme, one writing discipline cropped up … Continue reading Discipline: Morning Pages
My Brain On You Sharpie ink
I touched on this last week, but measuring growth in discipline is not a thing my spreadsheets have allowed. When I finally received one of the recommended* books on spiritual disciplines [Spiritual Disciplines Handbook], it affirmed my big fear: discipline is not a well-measured affair. The author, Adele Ahlberg Calhoun, went so far as to … Continue reading Discipline: Spiritual Disciplines Handbook
Last week, I gave you a contented cat, but this feels more like a snoot-boop kind of week. This in-your-space nose is inspired by my beloved Doberman.
When I researched parental discipline, I could find little guidance on being a more disciplined parent. I read what I could find regarding parenting practices and distilled my own list of parenting disciplines: Demonstrating Godly Love, Connectedness, Instruction, Physical Independence, and Dependence on God. Today, I want to talk about connectedness, that bridge between humans. My … Continue reading Parenting Discipline: Connectedness