Shine for Jesus

As I drop each of my younger children at the Sunday school door, I pat a shoulder and whisper, “Shine for Jesus,” in that little ear. See, it’s a habit we parents adopted a long while ago. Because being positive is so very powerful. Rather than saying, “don’t do… or remember to…”

The focus is positively on Jesus. Because, first and foremost, as His followers, we represent Him when we go out in the world. By our actions, our kindness, our choices, our love. There’s no need to really give any other instruction, is there?

“This little light of mine…I’m gonna let it shine…”

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About Hodgepodgemom

Tricia faces a daily dose of chaos homeschooling five children. The biggest lesson she’s learned? At the end of the day – when the dishes are put away and the children are tucked in bed – truly what matters is each child’s relationship with the Lord. Raising children is a God-given privilege and, folks, the time is short.


  1. I love this idea!!
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