This is how it works. You give your children the rules. The correction phase comes into play when they break the rules. In the discipline phase you announce the price they will pay for breaking the rules. Every family needs its rules, correction, and discipline, but for many this is the extent of communication..."
"Communication must be multi-faceted and richly textured. It must include:
The author goes on to define and give example for each of these facets of communication, intertwining Scripture as well... too much for me to type out, but so beneficial to read and apply.
This list inspires me. It reminds me of some goals I'd like to pray to the Father for help with.
I aspire to have more balanced and meaningful communication with my daughters, binding their hearts to mine with strings of love.