For example oil will be received much differently on burlap than it will on glass, but the outcome is equally as beautiful in its own way! The same with our children. The scientist views same process-different outcome as a failure or mistake. The artist views same process-different outcome as an extension of their talent.
So instead of asking "why can't he/she be more like their brother or sister"? or "they were raised in the same home, why did they come out so different". We should view parenting as our God given opportunity to compose priceless works of art, trusting the "Master Craftsman" to preserve the art as well as the artist!
by Maisha Florance, M.A. Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern with Turning Point Counseling
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