After saying nightly prayers and setting out dresses for a wedding the following day, I was surprised to hear Grace thinking through the details.
“White is the color of innocence,” we explained. “It means that they listened to God in their choices.”
A child appropriate answer for an adult subject: S-E-X.
Despite being one of the smallest words in the English language, it unearths massive power. The decisions that our daughters make about sex before they walk the aisle will affect them physically, emotionally, and spiritually before they say “I do” and after.
So, how do we as mothers empower them to make right choices?
To finish reading my post, please visit ModSquad at http://modsquadblog.com/2010/08/the-bride-wore-white/
AND THE GIVEAWAY!
Internationally known abstinence speaker, Pam Stenzel, is a mother of three and speaks to over half a million teens worldwide per year. She knows the issues that today's young people face and the questions parents have. In her new faith-based Parents Matter: Raising Kids with Integrity DVD, Stenzel educates parents on up-to-date consequences to premarital sex, and empowers parents with useful suggestions to open up lines of communication and teach healthy dating. Providing you with the tools that you need to confidently build character and discuss sexuality with your daughters and sons, this DVD is a must-have for all parents. Since I write with Pam, I told her about my ModSquad post and she graciously provided one copy of Parents Matter for me to give away to a lucky winner!
All that you have to do to enter is leave a comment on this post about why you would like to win. The giveaway will remain open for entries until Wednesday, Sept 1 at 10pm CST. I will use random.org to select the winning comment number. Then, be sure to follow the blog to know if you are the winner, which will be announced Thursday, Sept 2. Also, please leave some indentifying info for me to follow up with you - email or a twitter name.
One person is going to be blessed beyond measure by the great speaking and incredible teaching Pam offers. Will it be you?