Do you like to laugh? Some of my favorite moments in life are when I start laughing so hard that my stomach hurts. Those who know me know I love to laugh. I try making even the saddest people laugh. Why? Because it brings utter JOY. I can only imagine the joy there must be in heaven when somebody comes to faith in Christ. Scripture tells us there’s going to be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over the ninety-nine righteous people who don’t need to repent (Luke 15:7). Here are a few ways you can destroy joy in your kids’ lives.1 You “get so busy…you don’t have time for them.” You “set a bad example” or “express displeasure regularly.” And, not setting boundaries. Find a link to others here.

1“Six Ways Parents Destroy Their Kids Without Trying” by Michael Pearl,

Suggested Reading: Luke 15:7