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Child of Royal Birth

I've been thinking a lot lately how if there is anything that I can instill in my children, it is that they are loved by a divine creator, a king. This is especially important to me right now with my girls and all the images the world shoves into their faces with images of princesess and what they look like, how they behave, and that these images are perfection. They aren't. We are so bombarded with images that make us think that if we aren't like them, we aren't perfect, acceptable, or loved. But I want them to know that no matter what, there is forgiveness, love, trust, and that every one of us is a child of a real God that knows us and desires to be close to us. He is a king which makes us of royal lineage. Too deep? Maybe so, never-the-less, when we call them "princess" we want them to know that it means something deeper than the way someone looks or what they posses. We are all loved. No matter what our unique gifts are. And that being unique is a blessing to others as they enable us to give to others. That we are beautiful according to what is in our heart. These thoughts are what inspired this project. There is a poem, actually a song, about being of royal birth. I wanted to frame it so-
I copied the words over an image of sheet music. This will be hanging above our bed (you'll see why in a future post) and possibly around the house in various sizes and frames. If you would like to print a copy, just click on the image and then print in the new window so you never forget that no matter what happens, we are children of God with a divine purpose.

1 comment:

  1. This is so good Michelle. I have always told my kids that God defines them, not what others say, not what they do or don't do, God only tells them who they are--loved and children of the most High God, created, wanted. I have told them activities can be taken from them in a moment, but that doesn't define them.

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