The Parable of the Two Sons
"What do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the first and said, 'Son, go and work today in the vineyard.'
" 'I will not,' he answered, but later he changed his mind and went.
"Then the father went to the other son and said the same thing. He answered, 'I will, sir,' but he did not go.
"Which of the two did what his father wanted?"
"The first," they answered.
Jesus said to them, "I tell you the truth, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you. For John came to you to show you the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the prostitutes did. And even after you saw this, you did not repent and believe him.
That's a great insight on life, as well as homeschooling. It's so easy to spin our wheels preparing and planning, but unless you get out in the trenches and start doing, it's all for naught.
I didn't realize that there were others out there that LOVE to plan but fall short on the "doing" part. I have been really convicted about that this year, probably since I have a high schooler now. Thanks so much for encouraging homeschoolers to keep going!
Excellent post, as I've wrestled with this in my own life... and not just regarding homeschooling, but certainly in that area as well. Thank you for the timely reminder! You are such wonderful encourager.
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