ASK LISA – I WISH I WOULD HAVE KNOWN THIS WHEN THEY WERE YOUNGER

My eldest is almost fourteen and my youngest is eight, and a part of me wishes I knew this when they were younger! I will have to trust Holy Spirit for ideas to implement this in my house with older kids.

My eldest is almost fourteen and my youngest is eight, and a part of me wishes I knew this when they were younger! I will have to trust Holy Spirit for ideas to implement this in my house with older kids.

ASK LISA - STRUGGLING TO REST
I encourage you to grab your journal and linger with the Lord as you ask Him: “Jesus, what about rest makes my heart so uncomfortable?” “What...
ASK LISA - SPANKING
This is a hot topic for many. If you want to learn what the Word says about spanking, ask Holy Spirit to show you. It is His job to lead you into all truth...
ASK LISA - ON VS. WITHIN
Yes, my friend, many are experiencing very similar things in the atmosphere. The short answer is that it is not you but something in the spiritual realm...
ASK LISA - TRUSTING IN HIM
This comment was so powerful. Sometimes we want to rush the caterpillar process when God wants us to trust Him. We want to race to the destination when...
ASK LISA - OVERWHELMED GRANDMOTHER
She isn’t a controlling parent. She is a parent who was once a little girl with a very overwhelmed mom who learned she had to hit the mark of perfection...
ASK LISA - GOD'S TRUTH
First, I want to validate how challenging, isolating, and defeating it must be to feel like the God of the universe is mad at you. I am so sorry you have...
ASK LISA - SURRENDER
You get to worry about that if your journey is yours to figure out. This is the life of a spiritual orphan. If you have the Holy Spirit to guide you and...
ASK LISA - CONTROLLING VS. STRICT PARENTING
While firm parenting and control look/feel the same on the outside, the difference is the heart behind it. Control is: I NEED for you to do this so that...
ASK LISA - DEALING WITH GRIEF
First, I am so sorry that your entire family is walking through this. Pets are part of the family, too, and it can be a very traumatic event. Death is...
ASK LISA - LOVE LANGUAGES
While the heartbeat of every family will be different, I realize this is a dilemma most parents of multiple children face. An ounce of connection is worth...
ASK LISA - FORGIVENESS FIRST
Good question. The truth sets you free – not sugar-coating reality. It is okay to view what was done to you through the lens of God’s standard....
ASK LISA - SURRENDER
You get to worry about that if your journey is yours to figure out. This is the life of a spiritual orphan. If you have the Holy Spirit to guide you and...
ASK LISA - OVERCOMING FEAR & TRAUMA
Thank you for your real and vulnerable post. I am so sorry you had to walk through that as a mom. I want to expose the fear in operation and then help...
ASK LISA - WALL WITH GOD
If a 9-year-old is not comfortable gathering as a family and listening to worship music, I would want to know why. Is he feeling a religious spirit? Is...
ASK LISA - CONTROLLING VS. STRICT PARENTING
While firm parenting and control look/feel the same on the outside, the difference is the heart behind it. Control is: I NEED for you to do this so that...
ASK LISA - TIME TO START
The moment you conceive. Parents, you are planting seeds for 18 years and allowing God to water them.
ASK LISA - MENU OF CONSEQUENCES
This stuff seriously is where I come alive. Why? Because this is where our children get to grow into who they are called to be. What they are going through,...
ASK LISA - WHO CAN RELATE?
In this, I hear shame, failure, behavior modification, and a focus on her daughter over her own heart. My response to her: This is what I burn for –...
ASK LISA - TRUSTING IN HIM
This comment was so powerful. Sometimes we want to rush the caterpillar process when God wants us to trust Him. We want to race to the destination when...
ASK LISA - ON VS. WITHIN
Yes, my friend, many are experiencing very similar things in the atmosphere. The short answer is that it is not you but something in the spiritual realm...
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