I love Brennan Manning’s The Ragamuffin Gospel...
I teach my kids the truth about God’s holiness and our sin, but not consistently. I move toward them in love, but with stumbling feet. I just stepped on a Lego, and my cheese is joining the other debris on the (metaphorical, dear) floor of our family life. And this is a problem, because my ragamuffin-ness hurts my kids.
Read the full article at the Story Warren: http://www.storywarren.com/ragamuffin-parenting/