Taking out of the Heart vs. Putting in the Heart: this is the question I often come to at my wit’s end with my little one’s attitude, and quite honestly, my own attitude. When I’ve coped with an attitude long enough, and it is looking at me square in the face—I just want to Do Something about it! So what do I do?
We had a season of in our family where our 3 ½ year old son was struggling with nightmares every night. After many, many nights of coming into his room, praying and worshipping with him, and taking authority over the situation—only to be back the next night—we all became exhausted and needed help.
Using the Identity Matching cards, speak each identity statement over the child or group of children, have them repeat it, and then ask the question, “What does a ____ do?” For example, using the Identity Statement, “I am a leader” or “I am a giver,” after the child repeats the identity statement, ask them, “What does a leader do?” or “What does a giver do?”