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Praise | May 10, 2018

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Laurie Crouch hosts Priscilla Shirer and Dr. Lois Evans.

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  • - ANNOUNCER: TONIGHT LIVE FROM OUR TBN STUDIOS
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  • IN DALLAS, TEXAS, BEST-SELLING CHRISTIAN
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  • AUTHOR AND MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER PRISCILLA SHIRER
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  • WITH HER MOTHER, DOCTOR LOIS EVANS.
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  • THEY HAVE A WORD FOR EVERY MOM IN
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  • EVERY SITUATION.
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  • A SPECIAL PRAISE FOR MOTHER'S DAY JUST FOR YOU
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  • STARTS RIGHT NOW.
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  • [ MUSIC ]
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  • [ MUSIC ]
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  • - LAURIE CROUCH: OH, WE WANT TO
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  • WELCOME YOU TONIGHT.
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  • THIS IS A VERY SPECIAL DAY.
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  • THIS IS OUR MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL, AND MY NAME IS
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  • LAURIE CROUCH.
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  • I'M HERE WITH MY DEAR FRIEND PRISCILLA SHIRER
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  • HER PRECIOUS MOM MISS LOIS EVANS.
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  • THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE.
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  • WHAT ARE WE GETTING INTO TONIGHT?
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  • TROUBLE?
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  • - PRISCILLA SHIRER: WELL, WE NEED TO GET INTO TROUBLE OF
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  • COURSE, AND WE WOULDN'T BE HAVING FUN IF WE DIDN'T.
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  • - RIGHT?
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  • - WE'RE GOING TO CELEBRATE MOTHERHOOD AND
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  • I THINK ALSO CHEER ON SOME MOMS IN THE JOURNEY
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  • BECAUSE SOMETIMES WHEN YOU'RE JUST IN IT YOU
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  • NEED SOMEBODY TO CHEER YOU ON AND SAY YOU'RE
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  • OKAY, YOU'RE DOING A GOOD JOB.
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  • - YOU KNOW, I FEEL A LITTLE ALONE OVER HERE,
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  • AND I'M NOT USED TO THIS.
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  • - IT'S OKAY.
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  • WE'RE CLOSE.
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  • - THIS IS MY LITTLE CO-HOST, MY BEAUTIFUL
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  • CO-HOST TONIGHT.
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  • AND WE'RE GOING TO PUT YOU ON THE HOT SEAT TONIGHT.
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  • - UH-OH.
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  • - IS THAT ALL RIGHT WITH YOU?
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  • - I ACTUALLY THINK THAT BOTH OF YOU HAVE A WHOLE
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  • LOT TO OFFER.
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  • YOU'VE RAISED CHILDREN THAT ARE OUT OF THE NEST,
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  • AND SO THERE ARE A LOT OF MOMS WHO ARE COMING ALONG
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  • LIKE MYSELF.
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  • I STILL HAVE GOT THREE BOYS IN THE HOUSE, BIG
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  • OLD GIANT MAN CHILDREN, AND YOU KNOW, I THINK YOU
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  • HAVE A LOT TO OFFER FOR FOLKS WHO ARE IN THE
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  • TRENCHES OF IT TO TELL THEM THE BEAUTY OF
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  • MOTHERHOOD THAT THEY MIGHT NOT SEE RIGHT NOW BECAUSE
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  • THEY'RE CHANGING 800 DIRTY DIAPERS A DAY, BUT
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  • THEY NEED TO KNOW THERE'S GOOD STUFF AND ALL OF
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  • THAT AND TREASURES TO TAKE OUT.
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  • SO I THINK YOU'VE GOT SOMETHING TO OFFER TOO,
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  • MISS LAURIE.
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  • - WELL, I DO HAVE 2 BEAUTIFUL SONS, BUT
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  • THEY'RE THANKFULLY OUT OF DIAPERS NOW SO I HAVEN'T
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  • BEEN THERE FOR A WHILE, BUT YOU KNOW I TELL
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  • PRISCILLA WHEN I LISTEN TO HER SPEAK, I LOOK UP
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  • YOU TUBE AND I JUST WATCH, AND EVERY TIME I SEE YOU
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  • MINISTER I WANT TO JUST HEAR MORE, AND IT MAKES
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  • ME WISH I WOULD HEAR EVERY WORD THAT YOU SPEAK
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  • FROM THE PLATFORM.
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  • SHE'S JUST THAT POWERFUL.
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  • AND IF YOU EVER EVER NEED A WORD FROM THE LORD,
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  • JUST LOG ONTO TBN, LOOK HER UP, GO TO YOU TUBE.
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  • AND YOU'VE GOT SOME GOOD THINGS INSIDE OF YOU, AND
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  • I KNOW WHERE IT COMES FROM.
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  • YEAH.
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  • - THANK YOU.
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  • - YOU CAN'T DENY IT.
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  • MISS MAMA EVANS.
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  • YOU KNOW, WE WERE TALKING A WHILE AGO.
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  • I ASKED MISS LOIS, I SAID, DO YOU SPEAK MUCH?
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  • AND SHE SAID, ONLY WHEN THE LORD -ONLY WHEN THE
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  • LORD TELLS YOU TO.
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  • - YES.
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  • - SO IS SHE A MOTHER OF NOT MANY WORDS?
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  • - I WOULD SAY THAT NOT MANY WORDS PUBLICLY, SO
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  • MY MOM HAS BEEN SORT OF A BEHIND THE SCENES
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  • INDIVIDUAL AS DAD -MY DAD IS DOCTOR TONY EVANS AND
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  • HAS THIS SMALL LITTLE FLEDGLING MINISTRY.
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  • - HE'LL BE SOMEBODY SOMEDAY.
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  • SOMEDAY.
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  • [ LAUGHTER ]
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  • - YES, YES.
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  • - BUT THEY'VE BEEN FAITHFULLY PASTORING THE
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  • SAME CHURCH THAT THEY STARTED WHEN I WAS ONE
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  • THAT MY MYSELF AND MY SIBLINGS STILL ATTEND TO
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  • THIS DAY.
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  • BUT THEY STARTED THAT CHURCH 43 YEARS AGO, SO
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  • THERE HAS TO BE A VERY STRONG, COMMITTED,
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  • FAITHFUL PERSON WHO DOESN'T NECESSARILY
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  • -- ISN'T NECESSARILY THE PERSON THAT'S IN THE
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  • PULPIT OR UNDERNEATH THE SPOTLIGHT BUT THAT'S JUST
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  • CONSISTENT AND FAITHFUL.
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  • SO THAT'S BEEN MY MOM NOT ONLY WITH THE CHURCH BUT
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  • WITH THE NATIONAL MINISTRY, THE URBAN
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  • ALTERNATIVE, IT'S MY MOM WHO WAS BACK THERE MAKING
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  • ALL THOSE ENGINES RUN AND JUST MAKING THE MINISTRY
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  • WORK AND MOVE FORWARD.
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  • SO IT'S JUST BEEN IN THE LAST MAYBE DECADE THAT
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  • EVERY NOW AND THEN WHEN SOMEONE HAS INVITED HER
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  • TO SPEAK THAT SHE SAID OKAY, I'LL GO.
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  • BUT FOR A LOT OF YEARS YOU WERE JUST WITH US AT
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  • HOME IS WHAT YOU WERE DOING, RAISING KIDS.
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  • - THAT'S RIGHT BECAUSE I REALLY FELT THAT WAS
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  • MY CALLING.
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  • THAT WAS MY MINISTRY, AND I HAD A MENTOR IN MY
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  • LIFE, MY MOTHER.
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  • SHE WENT HOME TO BE WITH THE LORD TWO YEARS AGO.
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  • SHE WAS 97.
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  • - OH, MY GOODNESS.
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  • - AND SHE LOOKED AT ME ONE DAY AS I WAS JUST
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  • TRYING TO MAKE EVERYTHING HAPPEN AND WORK BECAUSE
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  • WE STARTED OUR CHURCH IN OUR HOME, AND SHE SAID TO
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  • ME LOIS, THIS IS YOUR CHURCH.
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  • AND I NEVER FORGOT IT.
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  • SO I BUCKLED IN AND TOOK CARE OF MY CHURCH, MY
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  • MINISTRY, MY 4 CHILDREN.
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  • AND THE MINISTRY GOD'S CALLED US TO.
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  • AND I THANK THE LORD MY TONY VERY SMART MAN.
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  • HE KNOWS THAT MY BACKGROUND IS BUSINESS,
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  • SO I HELPED HIM TO START THE CHURCH AND AS
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  • PRISCILLA MENTIONED START THE ENGINE OF THE URBAN
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  • ALTERNATIVE WHICH IS OUR MEDIA MINISTRY, AND THEN
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  • START A MINISTRY FOR PASTOR'S WIVES.
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  • SO YES, I'VE BEEN BEHIND THE SCENES, BUT I FEEL
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  • REALLY GRATEFUL THAT I STAYED IN MY GIFTING,
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  • AND IF I CAN USE THE TERM MY GRID, MY PACK.
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  • - MY LANE.
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  • - MY LANE THAT GOD HAS CALLED ME TO BE A PART OF.
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  • BUT THESE CHILDREN WERE MY MINISTRY BECAUSE
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  • THEY'RE GIFTS FROM THE LORD, YOU KNOW.
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  • - YES.
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  • - I THINK IT'S SO GREAT TO HEAR THAT ACTUALLY
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  • BECAUSE I THINK ONE OF THE HARD PARTS ABOUT
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  • BEING A MOM OF CHILDREN RIGHT NOW IS THAT THERE
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  • SEEMS TO BE THIS MESSAGE THAT'S PURPORTED THAT IF
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  • YOU'RE JUST DOING THE MOTHERHOOD THING THAT
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  • YOU'RE MISSING OUT.
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  • YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO BE DOING SOME WORLDWIDE
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  • MINISTRY AS WELL AS MOTHERING YOUR CHILDREN,
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  • SO THOSE THAT HAVE CHOSEN TO JUST STAY HOME IN SOME
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  • WAYS I FEEL LIKE IT'S EASY TO FEEL A BIT DEFICIENT
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  • OR A BIT LIKE YOU'RE NOT ACTUALLY DOING
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  • ALL THAT GOD HAS CALLED YOU TO DO.
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  • AND I THINK THAT THAT'S A NOT NECESSARILY THE RIGHT
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  • MESSAGE THAT NEEDS TO BE EXTENDED TO PEOPLE.
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  • - I DON'T EITHER.
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  • YOU KNOW, I WAS RAISED IN A PASTOR'S HOME, AND HE
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  • ALWAYS TALKED ABOUT THE FAMILY BEING THE CHURCH
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  • IN MINIATURE.
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  • AND IF IT DIDN'T WORK THERE YOU'RE GOING TO
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  • HAVE A HARD TIME OF IT WORKING ANYWHERE ELSE IF
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  • IT DIDN'T WORK IN YOUR HOME.
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  • - WOW.
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  • - AND THAT WAS THE MINISTRY.
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  • AND I KNOW, PRISCILLA, WE ALL LOVE TO SIT AND MINISTER
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  • TO PEOPLE, AND WE LOVE TO BE ABOUT THE FATHER'S
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  • BUSINESS, BUT THAT BUSINESS IS IN THE HOME
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  • JUST AS MUCH AS IT IS ON THE OUTSIDE.
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  • IT IS OUR PRIVILEGE TO RAISE OUR KIDS.
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  • - YEAH.
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  • - YOU KNOW, AND DO YOU THINK IT'S HARDER IN THIS
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  • WORLD TODAY TO RAISE CHILDREN THAN IT USED TO BE?
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  • - I REALLY THINK SO BECAUSE THERE'S SO MANY THINGS
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  • THAT COULD DISTRACT YOUR KIDS FROM THE PATH YOU
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  • WANT THEM TO WALK ON BECAUSE OF TECHNOLOGY, SO
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  • I THINK IT'S HARDER.
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  • - KILLER.
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  • - YOU KNOW, I USED TO BE ABLE TO LET MY KIDS WALK
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  • TO THE LIBRARY.
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  • NOW WITH OUR CULTURE TODAY I HAVE TO TAKE MY
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  • GRAND KIDS TO THE LIBRARY.
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  • I CAN' HAVE THEM WALK, AND WE LIVE JUST A BLOCK FROM
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  • THE LIBRARY, I DON'T FEEL IT'S A SAFE ENVIRONMENT
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  • AND THAT TYPE OF THING, SO YES, I THINK IT'S
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  • HARDER, TAKES MORE TIME, TAKES MORE INVESTMENT,
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  • TAKES MORE WORK.
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  • - YEAH, MORE WORK.
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  • - AND I WOULD AGREE WITH THAT BECAUSE OF THE
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  • TECHNOLOGY ASPECT.
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  • I THINK THAT AS MY MOM MENTIONED THE FACT THAT
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  • WE DID NOT HAVE THAT AS A DISTRACTION.
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  • WE HAD THE PRIVILEGE GROWING UP OF BEING
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  • BORED SOMETIMES.
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  • I THINK WE'VE ROBBED FROM OUR CHILDREN THE GLORIOUS
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  • GIFT OF BOREDOM BECAUSE IMAGINATION AND
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  • CREATIVITY SPARKS FROM BEING BORED.
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  • SO I'M HAVING TO WORK SO HARD.
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  • OUR OLDEST SON JUST GOT A PHONE, AND HE'S 15 YEARS
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  • OLD, AND YOU KNOW, ME AND MY HUSBAND WENT BACK AND
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  • FOR THE ABOUT WHEN THAT SHOULD BE, AND THE
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  • REALITY IS WE DO LIVE IN A TECHNOLOGICAL CULTURE
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  • SO IT IS WHAT IT IS.
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  • WE CAN'T JUST KEEP THEM SHIELDED FROM IT
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  • COMPLETELY BECAUSE IT'S A CULTURE, BUT AT THE SAME
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  • TIME WE ARE HAVING TO WRESTLE AGAINST THIS
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  • CONSISTENT INFLUX OF INFORMATION AND BRAIN
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  • NUMBING ACTIVITIES THAT ARE AVAILABLE TO ALL OF US.
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  • I MEAN, LET'S BE HONEST.
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  • IT'S NOT JUST THE KIDS.
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  • [ LAUGHTER ]
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  • - BY THE WAY SHE'S THE ONLY ONE WITH AN I PHONE
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  • ON THIS SET.
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  • [ LAUGHTER ]
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  • - YOU'VE GOT THE BIBLE ON THAT, RIGHT?
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  • - THANK YOU.
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  • THANK YOU.
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  • - BUT IT IS.
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  • IT'S A STRUGGLE.
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  • IT'S A STRUGGLE, AND PULLING IT OUT OF THEIR
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  • HANDS AND SAYING NO, ACTUALLY WE'RE GOING TO
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  • SIT AROUND THE DINNER TABLE AND WE ARE GOING TO
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  • TALK TO EACH OTHER.
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  • NOT TEXT EACH OTHER.
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  • WE'RE ACTUALLY GOING TO TALK TO EACH OTHER.
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  • AND THE REASON WHY THAT'S IMPORTANT TO ME IS
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  • BECAUSE THAT'S WHAT WE DID GROWING UP.
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  • SO WE HAD 4 OF US, THERE WERE 4 OF US, AND ALL
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  • DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES THAT WE WERE IN.
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  • - SURE.
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  • - BUT MY MOM AND DAD WERE VERY -- NOW I REALIZE
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  • -- INTENTIONAL.
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  • THE ONLY WAY IT HAPPENS IS IF YOU'RE INTENTIONAL,
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  • INTENTIONAL ABOUT PUTTING US AROUND THE TABLE, AND
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  • THAT'S WHERE WE'D SPEND TIME TOGETHER AS A FAMILY.
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  • OTHER PLACES AS WELL, BUT WE WERE GOING TO HAVE
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  • DINNER TOGETHER.
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  • DIDN'T HAPPEN EVERY NIGHT OF THE WEEK, BUT IT WAS A
  • 00:08:50.000 --> 00:08:51.160
  • CONSISTENT EFFORT ON MOM'S PART TO ACTUALLY
  • 00:08:51.180 --> 00:08:54.090
  • COOK SOMETHING AND US SIT DOWN AT THE TABLE AND EAT
  • 00:08:54.110 --> 00:08:56.260
  • IT TOGETHER.
  • 00:08:56.280 --> 00:08:58.010
  • AND THAT'S WHERE WE TALKED.
  • 00:08:58.030 --> 00:09:00.140
  • - THAT'S WHERE WE HAD FAMILY DEVOTIONS.
  • 00:09:00.160 --> 00:09:02.110
  • THAT'S WHERE WE FOUND OUT WHAT WAS HAPPENING IN
  • 00:09:02.130 --> 00:09:03.150
  • THEIR DAY.
  • 00:09:03.170 --> 00:09:04.240
  • LEARNED A LOT ABOUT THEM, AND THEY LEARNED A LOT
  • 00:09:04.260 --> 00:09:06.050
  • ABOUT US.
  • 00:09:06.070 --> 00:09:07.180
  • YOU KNOW, THEY ACTUALLY GOT INVOLVED IN HOW MUCH
  • 00:09:07.200 --> 00:09:09.270
  • MINISTRY WE DID IN THE DIFFERENT SEASONS
  • 00:09:09.290 --> 00:09:11.230
  • IN OUR LIVES.
  • 00:09:11.250 --> 00:09:13.030
  • THEY WOULD ACTUALLY TELL US YOU GUYS ARE GONE TOO
  • 00:09:13.050 --> 00:09:14.260
  • MUCH, BUT AROUND THE DINNER TABLE IS WHERE WE
  • 00:09:14.280 --> 00:09:17.290
  • HEARD WHAT WAS HAPPENING IN OUR KID'S LIVES AND
  • 00:09:18.010 --> 00:09:20.200
  • THEIR HEARTS.
  • 00:09:20.220 --> 00:09:22.050
  • LIKE ANTHONY, OUR SON, WE LEARNED THAT WE COULDN'T
  • 00:09:22.070 --> 00:09:26.050
  • JUST TELL HIM THE DAY BEFORE THAT WE WERE
  • 00:09:26.070 --> 00:09:28.210
  • LEAVING FOR AFRICA.
  • 00:09:28.230 --> 00:09:30.030
  • [ LAUGHTER ] WE THOUGHT THAT WAS WISE BECAUSE
  • 00:09:30.050 --> 00:09:32.120
  • HE'S OUR SENSITIVE CHILD.
  • 00:09:32.140 --> 00:09:35.130
  • AND WE THOUGHT DON'T GIVE HIM THIS INFORMATION TWO
  • 00:09:35.150 --> 00:09:37.180
  • WEEKS OUT.
  • 00:09:37.200 --> 00:09:38.200
  • LET'S DO IT THE DAY BEFORE.
  • 00:09:38.220 --> 00:09:40.070
  • WELL, WE LEARNED AT THE DINING ROOM TABLE THAT
  • 00:09:40.090 --> 00:09:42.100
  • ANTHONY NEEDS TO KNOW A YEAR OUT.
  • 00:09:42.120 --> 00:09:44.110
  • [ LAUGHTER ]
  • 00:09:44.130 --> 00:09:46.110
  • - SO THE DINING ROOM TABLE WAS VERY IMPORTANT
  • 00:09:46.130 --> 00:09:47.290
  • FOR US, YEAH, TO LEARN ABOUT OUR KIDS.
  • 00:09:48.010 --> 00:09:49.260
  • - SO IS THAT LOST ON THIS GENERATION?
  • 00:09:49.280 --> 00:09:52.200
  • - I THINK SO.
  • 00:09:52.220 --> 00:09:54.030
  • - I THINK SO.
  • 00:09:54.050 --> 00:09:55.110
  • I THINK THEY'RE EATING AROUND THE TELEVISION OR
  • 00:09:55.130 --> 00:09:56.180
  • I SAW A COMMERCIAL, LAURIE, RECENTLY WHERE
  • 00:09:56.200 --> 00:09:58.180
  • FAMILIES WERE SITTING EATING DINNER LIKE WE'RE
  • 00:09:58.200 --> 00:10:01.150
  • SITTING TODAY BUT THEY WERE ALL ON THEIR
  • 00:10:01.170 --> 00:10:05.150
  • i PHONES TALK TO GO EACH OTHER.
  • 00:10:05.170 --> 00:10:08.000
  • - OH, MY GOODNESS.
  • 00:10:08.020 --> 00:10:09.100
  • - LITERALLY COMMUNICATING SITTING
  • 00:10:09.120 --> 00:10:11.070
  • TOGETHER BY THE I PHONE.
  • 00:10:11.090 --> 00:10:12.200
  • SO I THINK IT HAS TO BE INTENTIONAL THAT WE PUT
  • 00:10:12.220 --> 00:10:14.010
  • THE PHONES AWAY, WHATEVER, AND SIT
  • 00:10:14.030 --> 00:10:16.090
  • SOMEPLACE WHERE WE REALLY LISTEN TO EACH OTHER AND
  • 00:10:16.110 --> 00:10:18.240
  • TALK TO EACH OTHER.
  • 00:10:18.260 --> 00:10:20.090
  • AND MEAL PLANNING DOESN'T HAVE TO BE HUGE BECAUSE
  • 00:10:20.110 --> 00:10:22.200
  • WOMEN ARE BUSY TODAY.
  • 00:10:22.220 --> 00:10:24.130
  • SO MANY OF THEM HAVE TO BE IN THE MARKETPLACE
  • 00:10:24.150 --> 00:10:26.170
  • HELPING TO SUPPORT THE FAMILY'S INCOME.
  • 00:10:26.190 --> 00:10:29.180
  • SO DINNER COULD BE SPAGHETTI.
  • 00:10:29.200 --> 00:10:32.170
  • JUST MAKE SURE THERE'S SOMETHING GREEN ON THE PLATE.
  • 00:10:32.190 --> 00:10:34.230
  • - MOM, YOU JUST FREED A BUNCH OF PEOPLE UP RIGHT
  • 00:10:34.250 --> 00:10:36.120
  • THERE BECAUSE I THINK WE SEE ON INSTAGRAM THESE
  • 00:10:36.140 --> 00:10:38.190
  • BEAUTIFUL IMAGES OF THESE GOURMET MEALS THAT
  • 00:10:38.210 --> 00:10:41.100
  • SOMEBODY'S MAKING IN THEIR CRISP
  • 00:10:41.120 --> 00:10:43.020
  • WHITE KITCHEN.
  • 00:10:43.040 --> 00:10:44.140
  • IT'S ALL WHITE AND GRAY AND MODERN.
  • 00:10:44.160 --> 00:10:46.120
  • IT'S AMAZING.
  • 00:10:46.140 --> 00:10:47.170
  • - AND THE GUILT.
  • 00:10:47.190 --> 00:10:49.060
  • - YES, IT'S THE GUILT BECAUSE YOU'RE LIKE I'M
  • 00:10:49.080 --> 00:10:51.050
  • BARELY FIGURING OUT THIS HAMBURGER HELPER RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:10:51.070 --> 00:10:53.020
  • AND EVEN MY MOM EVEN RECENTLY WE HAD THIS
  • 00:10:53.040 --> 00:10:56.200
  • CONVERSATION, AND SHE REMINDED ME THERE WAS A
  • 00:10:56.220 --> 00:10:58.260
  • TIME WHEN MY DAD SAID TO HER, DON'T TRY TO BE NEW
  • 00:10:58.280 --> 00:11:02.130
  • AND CREATIVE ABOUT THE MEALS.
  • 00:11:02.150 --> 00:11:04.070
  • JUST COOK WHAT YOU KNOW THEY LIKE BECAUSE IT'S
  • 00:11:04.090 --> 00:11:05.240
  • FRUSTRATING WHEN YOU DO ALL THAT AND THEN YOU PUT
  • 00:11:05.260 --> 00:11:08.260
  • IT IN FRONT OF YOUR KIDS AND THEY'RE LIKE, OH,
  • 00:11:08.280 --> 00:11:10.180
  • THIS IS TOO SPICY.
  • 00:11:10.200 --> 00:11:11.230
  • THIS IS TOO -I DON'T LIKE IT.
  • 00:11:11.250 --> 00:11:12.250
  • I DON'T LIKE IT.
  • 00:11:12.270 --> 00:11:14.070
  • AND YOU JUST WANT TO SAY, YOU'RE GOING TO EAT IT TODAY!
  • 00:11:14.090 --> 00:11:17.130
  • [ LAUGHTER ] BUT INSTEAD OF BEING FRUSTRATED SHE
  • 00:11:17.150 --> 00:11:19.130
  • WAS LIKE, YOU KNOW WHAT?
  • 00:11:19.150 --> 00:11:21.000
  • JUST MAKE WHAT THEY LIKE.
  • 00:11:21.020 --> 00:11:22.050
  • JUST MAKE WHEN THEY LIKE.
  • 00:11:22.070 --> 00:11:23.140
  • PUT SOME VEGETABLES ON THE PLATE, AND THEN LET
  • 00:11:23.160 --> 00:11:24.250
  • IT BE SIMPLE AND EASY, A ONE PAN CASSEROLE IS FINE.
  • 00:11:24.270 --> 00:11:27.120
  • JUST DO THAT SO YOU'RE NOT FRUSTRATED.
  • 00:11:27.140 --> 00:11:29.130
  • SIT DOWN AT THE TABLE.
  • 00:11:29.150 --> 00:11:31.270
  • - JUST HIDE THE VEGETABLES IN THE CASSEROLE.
  • 00:11:31.290 --> 00:11:33.100
  • - THAT'S RIGHT.
  • 00:11:33.120 --> 00:11:34.160
  • [ LAUGHTER ]
  • 00:11:34.180 --> 00:11:36.000
  • - AND PULL OUT A CROCKPOT.
  • 00:11:36.020 --> 00:11:37.010
  • - RIGHT?
  • 00:11:37.030 --> 00:11:38.050
  • - A CROCKPOT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:11:38.070 --> 00:11:40.060
  • [ LAUGHTER ]
  • 00:11:40.080 --> 00:11:42.060
  • - I LOVE IT.
  • 00:11:42.080 --> 00:11:43.160
  • WE KIND OF WENT THROUGH THIS LITTLE STAGE WHERE
  • 00:11:43.180 --> 00:11:47.000
  • WHEN WE GOT TO THE TABLE, EVERYBODY PUT THEIR
  • 00:11:47.020 --> 00:11:49.050
  • I PHONES IN A PILE AND WHOEVER GETS ON IT FIRST
  • 00:11:49.070 --> 00:11:51.090
  • PAYS FOR THE MEAL.
  • 00:11:51.110 --> 00:11:52.250
  • - OH.
  • 00:11:52.270 --> 00:11:54.150
  • - SO THAT DIDN'T LAST LONG BECAUSE MY LITTLE
  • 00:11:54.170 --> 00:11:56.210
  • ONE WENT BROKE.
  • 00:11:56.230 --> 00:11:58.050
  • - YOU MEAN NOW WITH YOUR CHILDREN BEING ADULT
  • 00:11:58.070 --> 00:11:59.150
  • CHILDREN, YOU MEAN WHOEVER GETS ON
  • 00:11:59.170 --> 00:12:00.140
  • THEIR PHONE.
  • 00:12:00.160 --> 00:12:01.110
  • - YES.
  • 00:12:01.130 --> 00:12:02.060
  • - OH. OKAY.
  • 00:12:02.080 --> 00:12:03.070
  • THAT'S A GOOD IDEA.
  • 00:12:03.090 --> 00:12:04.220
  • - WHETHER THERE IS AN ALLOWANCE OR WHATEVER, IT
  • 00:12:04.240 --> 00:12:06.230
  • COMES RIGHT OUT OF YOUR-- [ LAUGHTER ]
  • 00:12:06.250 --> 00:12:08.130
  • - YOU KNOW THAT CHICK FIL A HAD THIS PROMOTION AT ONE POINT
  • 00:12:08.150 --> 00:12:11.120
  • WHERE THEY HAD THESE LITTLE BASKETS THAT WERE
  • 00:12:11.140 --> 00:12:14.030
  • ON ALL THEIR TABLES AT ALL THEIR RESTAURANTS,
  • 00:12:14.050 --> 00:12:16.140
  • AND THEY WERE CALLED PHONE COOPS LIKE
  • 00:12:16.160 --> 00:12:17.240
  • CHICKEN COOPS.
  • 00:12:17.260 --> 00:12:19.150
  • AND THE WHOLE POINT WAS WHEN YOU CAME INTO THEIR
  • 00:12:19.170 --> 00:12:21.110
  • RESTAURANT THEY WERE ENCOURAGING YOU TO HAVE
  • 00:12:21.130 --> 00:12:23.200
  • EVERYBODY PUT IT IN A BASKET AND TALK
  • 00:12:23.220 --> 00:12:25.220
  • TO EACH OTHER.
  • 00:12:25.240 --> 00:12:26.190
  • - WOW.
  • 00:12:26.210 --> 00:12:27.260
  • - AND I THOUGHT THAT WAS SO GREAT AND SUCH A GREAT
  • 00:12:27.280 --> 00:12:29.030
  • EXAMPLE FOR FAMILIES BECAUSE WE HAVE A CELL
  • 00:12:29.050 --> 00:12:32.050
  • PHONE CONTRACT ACTUALLY, AND ONE OF THE THINGS ON
  • 00:12:32.070 --> 00:12:34.250
  • THE CONTRACT IS AFTER 7:30 PM, I THINK IT MIGHT
  • 00:12:34.270 --> 00:12:37.210
  • BE 8 P.M., EVERYBODY'S PHONES ARE PLUGGED UP.
  • 00:12:37.230 --> 00:12:41.080
  • YOU CANNOT BE ON YOUR PHONE AFTER 8 PM.
  • 00:12:41.100 --> 00:12:43.050
  • AND ALSO AT THE DINNER TABLE, DINNER TABLE
  • 00:12:43.070 --> 00:12:46.270
  • -WELL, DINNER, LUNCH, ANY TIME WE'RE SITTING
  • 00:12:46.290 --> 00:12:49.040
  • TOGETHER AT A MEAL OR RESTAURANT OR FOR MY
  • 00:12:49.060 --> 00:12:51.080
  • KIDS, YOU KNOW WHEN AN ADULT IS TALKING TO YOU,
  • 00:12:51.100 --> 00:12:53.240
  • YOU ARE NOT TO BE ON YOUR CELL PHONE.
  • 00:12:53.260 --> 00:12:55.220
  • AND I THINK I AM TEMPTED ACTUALLY SOON THAT I'M
  • 00:12:55.240 --> 00:12:58.260
  • GOING TO PUT A BASKET OUT OF THE FRONT DOOR, AND
  • 00:12:58.280 --> 00:13:00.240
  • WHENEVER THEIR FRIENDS COME OVER I THINK I'M
  • 00:13:00.260 --> 00:13:02.280
  • GOING TO HAVE EVERYBODY PUT THEIR CELL PHONES -- SO
  • 00:13:03.000 --> 00:13:05.040
  • IF YOU MOM NEEDS TO CONTACT YOU, SURE.
  • 00:13:05.060 --> 00:13:06.210
  • COME DOWN AND SEE IF SHE'S TEXTED YOU, BUT IF
  • 00:13:06.230 --> 00:13:08.220
  • THEY DON'T HAVE THEM I FIND OUT THAT THEY
  • 00:13:08.240 --> 00:13:11.040
  • ACTUALLY GO PLAY PING-PONG.
  • 00:13:11.060 --> 00:13:13.080
  • THEY ACTUALLY GET IN THE POOL OR THEY'LL PLAY
  • 00:13:13.100 --> 00:13:15.080
  • BASKETBALL OR THEY'LL HANG OUT.
  • 00:13:15.100 --> 00:13:17.290
  • - OKAY.
  • 00:13:18.010 --> 00:13:19.040
  • SO YOU'RE A MOM WITH RULES.
  • 00:13:19.060 --> 00:13:21.120
  • YOU'VE GOT THREE BIG BOYS.
  • 00:13:21.140 --> 00:13:24.040
  • TELL US ABOUT THOSE RULES.
  • 00:13:24.060 --> 00:13:25.290
  • AND HOW DO WE MAINTAIN IT?
  • 00:13:26.010 --> 00:13:27.210
  • HOW DO WE -I'M SURE THERE'S A LOT OF WOMEN
  • 00:13:27.230 --> 00:13:30.140
  • LISTENING RIGHT NOW THAT MAYBE THEIR KIDS DON'T
  • 00:13:30.160 --> 00:13:31.260
  • LISTEN TO THEM.
  • 00:13:31.280 --> 00:13:33.020
  • - SURE.
  • 00:13:33.040 --> 00:13:34.110
  • - HOW DO YOU SPEAK TO THAT?
  • 00:13:34.130 --> 00:13:35.120
  • - WOW.
  • 00:13:35.140 --> 00:13:37.070
  • - DO YOU KNOW, I DON'T KNOW IF I CAN SPEAK TO
  • 00:13:37.090 --> 00:13:38.220
  • THIS REALLY WELL, BUT I REMEMBER WHEN MY BABIES
  • 00:13:38.240 --> 00:13:42.000
  • WERE BABIES, AND THEY WERE IN THE CRIB AND YOU
  • 00:13:42.020 --> 00:13:44.030
  • KNOW HOW MAYBE YOU'RE TRYING TO TRAIN THEM TO
  • 00:13:44.050 --> 00:13:45.140
  • SLEEP THROUGH THE NIGHT, AND THEY'RE CRYING, AND
  • 00:13:45.160 --> 00:13:48.050
  • ALL YOUR MOM PARTS WANT TO GRAB THAT BABY.
  • 00:13:48.070 --> 00:13:51.250
  • YOU JUST WANT TO GET YOUR HANDS ON THAT BABY AND
  • 00:13:51.270 --> 00:13:54.070
  • STOP THE CRYING AND YOU WANT TO CONSOLE THEM.
  • 00:13:54.090 --> 00:13:56.070
  • I REMEMBER STANDING OVER THE CRIB BECAUSE AN OLDER
  • 00:13:56.090 --> 00:13:59.190
  • WOMAN IN MY LIFE ENCOURAGED ME TO DO AND REMINDING
  • 00:13:59.210 --> 00:14:01.250
  • MYSELF I'M THE MOM.
  • 00:14:01.270 --> 00:14:05.090
  • I'M IN CHARGE.
  • 00:14:05.110 --> 00:14:07.020
  • I'M THE BOSS HERE.
  • 00:14:07.040 --> 00:14:08.170
  • THE BABY IS NOT THE BOSS.
  • 00:14:08.190 --> 00:14:10.110
  • I'M THE BOSS.
  • 00:14:10.130 --> 00:14:11.280
  • AND I GET THE PRIVILEGE OF HELPING TO SHAPE THIS
  • 00:14:12.000 --> 00:14:13.280
  • LIFE, TO JOIN WITH GOD.
  • 00:14:14.000 --> 00:14:15.250
  • HE'S ENTRUSTED THIS LIFE TO ME.
  • 00:14:15.270 --> 00:14:17.150
  • I GET THE PRIVILEGE OF SHAPING THIS LIFE.
  • 00:14:17.170 --> 00:14:19.070
  • AND I ONLY HAVE REALLY A SHORT SPAN OF TIME TO DO IT.
  • 00:14:19.090 --> 00:14:21.170
  • - YEAH.
  • 00:14:21.190 --> 00:14:22.280
  • - BUT IT DOESN'T SEEM LIKE THAT AT THE TIME.
  • 00:14:23.000 --> 00:14:24.100
  • EVERY DAY SEEMS LIKE AN ETERNITY WHEN THEY'RE 2,
  • 00:14:24.120 --> 00:14:27.000
  • BUT THEN WHEN THEY GET TO HIGH SCHOOL YOU START TO
  • 00:14:27.020 --> 00:14:29.110
  • SEE ACTUALLY THIS IS GOING REALLY FAST.
  • 00:14:29.130 --> 00:14:31.080
  • BY I HAD TO KIND OF HYPE MYSELF UP AND REMIND
  • 00:14:31.100 --> 00:14:34.160
  • MYSELF THAT I WAS THE BOSS.
  • 00:14:34.180 --> 00:14:36.110
  • SO I THINK WE LIVE IN A DAY AND AGE WHERE
  • 00:14:36.130 --> 00:14:38.210
  • CHILDREN ARE THE BOSS, LIKE THEY'RE KIND OF
  • 00:14:38.230 --> 00:14:42.090
  • -- THEY'RE TOTALLY IGNORING WHAT THEIR PARENTS WISHES
  • 00:14:42.110 --> 00:14:44.260
  • ARE BECAUSE THERE'S NO CONSEQUENCES, THERE'S NO
  • 00:14:44.280 --> 00:14:46.240
  • FOLLOW THROUGH, OR THERE HAVEN'T BEEN ENOUGH
  • 00:14:46.260 --> 00:14:49.050
  • PARAMETERS SET.
  • 00:14:49.070 --> 00:14:50.120
  • AND MOST OF THE TIME EVEN THOUGH YOUR CHILDREN
  • 00:14:50.140 --> 00:14:52.150
  • WON'T SAY IT THEY'RE LONGING FOR SOME
  • 00:14:52.170 --> 00:14:53.240
  • BOUNDARIES BECAUSE BOUNDARIES GIVEN BY AN
  • 00:14:53.260 --> 00:14:55.190
  • ADULT WHO LOVES THEM SAYS AND COMMUNICATES THAT
  • 00:14:55.210 --> 00:14:58.200
  • THEY'RE LOVED AND THAT THEY WANT TO BE TAKEN CARE OF.
  • 00:14:58.220 --> 00:15:01.120
  • - I HATE TO CUT YOU OFF BUT THAT WORD IS A GOOD
  • 00:15:01.140 --> 00:15:03.200
  • WORD FOR SINGLE PARENTS THAT THINK
  • 00:15:03.220 --> 00:15:06.090
  • THEY'RE INADEQUATE.
  • 00:15:06.110 --> 00:15:07.180
  • NO, NO, NO.
  • 00:15:07.200 --> 00:15:09.020
  • THEY'RE STILL IN CHARGE.
  • 00:15:09.040 --> 00:15:10.230
  • SO THAT'S A GOOD WORD FOR SINGLE PARENTS.
  • 00:15:10.250 --> 00:15:12.140
  • - SO I HAVE TO REMIND MYSELF OF THAT
  • 00:15:12.160 --> 00:15:13.260
  • EVEN KNOW.
  • 00:15:13.280 --> 00:15:15.020
  • NO, ACTUALLY I'M THE BOSS.
  • 00:15:15.040 --> 00:15:16.280
  • WHAT DO I WANT MY CHILDREN'S CHILDHOOD TO
  • 00:15:17.000 --> 00:15:19.260
  • LOOK LIKE?
  • 00:15:19.280 --> 00:15:21.060
  • WHAT MEMORIES DO I WANT THEM TO HAVE?
  • 00:15:21.080 --> 00:15:23.020
  • IF I WANT THEM TO HAVE MEMORIES AS ADULTS OF
  • 00:15:23.040 --> 00:15:25.240
  • SITTING AROUND THE TABLE WITH THEIR FAMILY, WELL,
  • 00:15:25.260 --> 00:15:27.260
  • THEN IF I DON'T MAKE A RULE ABOUT WHAT THAT'S
  • 00:15:27.280 --> 00:15:29.200
  • GOING TO LOOK LIKE AND HERE'S WHAT WE'RE GOING
  • 00:15:29.220 --> 00:15:31.240
  • TO DO, THEN I'VE ACTUALLY ROBBED THEM OF A MEMORY
  • 00:15:31.260 --> 00:15:34.150
  • THAT THEY COULD HAVE HAD IN ADULTHOOD BUT I LET
  • 00:15:34.170 --> 00:15:37.140
  • THEM LEFT THEM TO THEIR OWN DEVICES AND DIDN'T
  • 00:15:37.160 --> 00:15:40.040
  • CULTIVATE THAT TIME.
  • 00:15:40.060 --> 00:15:42.020
  • SO I GUESS IT ALMOST TAKES A LITTLE COURAGE TO
  • 00:15:42.040 --> 00:15:45.210
  • REMIND YOURSELF THAT I'M THE BOSS HERE.
  • 00:15:45.230 --> 00:15:49.100
  • - I REMEMBER MY DAD TALKING ABOUT PEOPLE
  • 00:15:49.120 --> 00:15:51.270
  • COMING SAYING, I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH MY
  • 00:15:51.290 --> 00:15:53.220
  • KID, YOU KNOW.
  • 00:15:53.240 --> 00:15:55.040
  • HE'S THREE YEARS OLD AND HE'S JUST -MY DAD WOULD
  • 00:15:55.060 --> 00:15:57.100
  • JUST LOOK AT THEM GOING, GOD GAVE YOU THAT BABY
  • 00:15:57.120 --> 00:16:00.090
  • WHEN HE COULDN'T WALK, HE COULDN'T TALK, HE DIDN'T
  • 00:16:00.110 --> 00:16:02.190
  • HAVE ANY TEETH, DIDN'T HAVE ANY HAIR AND IT'S
  • 00:16:02.210 --> 00:16:05.010
  • YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO-- BECAUSE IT IS A GIFT FROM
  • 00:16:05.030 --> 00:16:08.270
  • GOD AND WE'RE RESPONSIBLE FOR THAT GIFT.
  • 00:16:08.290 --> 00:16:11.090
  • WHAT ABOUT WOMEN THAT HAVE MAYBE PASSED THAT
  • 00:16:11.110 --> 00:16:14.250
  • TIME WHERE THEY HAVE THAT INFLUENCE?
  • 00:16:14.270 --> 00:16:18.050
  • I MEAN, I'M SURE THAT'S WHERE PRAYER IS A HUGE
  • 00:16:18.070 --> 00:16:21.160
  • WAY -- HELP US, MOM.
  • 00:16:21.180 --> 00:16:25.090
  • - I STILL SAY STILL TAKE THE OPPORTUNITY IF YOU'RE
  • 00:16:25.110 --> 00:16:28.130
  • PAST THAT STAGE, I SAY STILL TAKE THE
  • 00:16:28.150 --> 00:16:31.150
  • OPPORTUNITY EVERY TIME GOD GIVES YOU A CHANCE TO
  • 00:16:31.170 --> 00:16:33.270
  • SPEAK INTO THE LIVES OF YOUR CHILDREN.
  • 00:16:33.290 --> 00:16:36.140
  • EVEN THOUGH THEY'RE ADULTS, YOU KNOW, I STILL
  • 00:16:36.160 --> 00:16:39.130
  • CALL MY KIDS, AND IF IT A LONG INSPIRATION GOD'S
  • 00:16:39.150 --> 00:16:45.160
  • GIVEN ME TO TELL MY KIDS, I TELL THEM, HANG UP AND
  • 00:16:45.180 --> 00:16:48.290
  • DON'T -WHEN I CALL BACK JUST WHEN YOU HAVE TIME
  • 00:16:49.010 --> 00:16:52.020
  • LISTEN TO WHAT THE LORD INSPIRED ME TO SHARE
  • 00:16:52.040 --> 00:16:54.100
  • WITH YOU.
  • 00:16:54.120 --> 00:16:55.260
  • SO I THINK THERE'S ALWAYS OPPORTUNITY TO STILL
  • 00:16:55.280 --> 00:16:57.220
  • SPEAK INTO THE LIVES OF OUR CHILDREN OR THOSE
  • 00:16:57.240 --> 00:17:00.260
  • THAT WE HAVE CARE OF, FAMILY FRIENDS, I
  • 00:17:00.280 --> 00:17:02.280
  • MENTIONED SINGLE PARENTS.
  • 00:17:03.000 --> 00:17:05.050
  • IF THEY ALLOW YOU TO SPEAK INTO THEIR
  • 00:17:05.070 --> 00:17:06.280
  • CHILDREN'S LIVES.
  • 00:17:07.000 --> 00:17:08.090
  • PROVERBS 18: 21 SAYS WE NEED TO SPEAK GOOD, AND
  • 00:17:08.110 --> 00:17:10.260
  • TODAY KIDS NEED TO HEAR GOOD BECAUSE THERE'S SO
  • 00:17:10.280 --> 00:17:14.270
  • MUCH EVIL AROUND.
  • 00:17:14.290 --> 00:17:15.290
  • - YEAH.
  • 00:17:16.010 --> 00:17:16.280
  • GO AHEAD.
  • 00:17:17.000 --> 00:17:18.060
  • - I WAS JUST GOING TO SAY I THINK ALSO TO KNOW
  • 00:17:18.080 --> 00:17:20.190
  • THAT THE MERCY AND GRACE OF GOD COVERS OUR FAULTS
  • 00:17:20.210 --> 00:17:23.220
  • AND OUR FRAILTIES AND OUR WEAKNESSES, SO IF THERE
  • 00:17:23.240 --> 00:17:26.010
  • WAS DYSFUNCTION BECAUSE WHO DOESN'T HAVE
  • 00:17:26.030 --> 00:17:27.190
  • DYSFUNCTION IN SOME CAPACITY IN THE WAY THEY
  • 00:17:27.210 --> 00:17:30.000
  • RAISE THEIR CHILDREN OR THEIR UPBRINGING COMING
  • 00:17:30.020 --> 00:17:32.140
  • UP, YOU JUST SIT BACK IN THAT AND YOU GO OKAY,
  • 00:17:32.160 --> 00:17:35.290
  • WELL, LORD, YOU KNOW WHAT THE LAPSES WERE IN
  • 00:17:36.010 --> 00:17:38.020
  • MY JUDGMENT.
  • 00:17:38.040 --> 00:17:39.090
  • YOU KNOW HOW I DIDN'T NECESSARILY GET
  • 00:17:39.110 --> 00:17:40.260
  • EVERYTHING RIGHT BECAUSE NOBODY DOES, AND SO GOD,
  • 00:17:40.280 --> 00:17:43.090
  • WOULD YOU BRING THE RIGHT PEOPLE INTO THEIR LIFE?
  • 00:17:43.110 --> 00:17:46.040
  • WOULD YOU SHAPE THEIR CHARACTER?
  • 00:17:46.060 --> 00:17:49.260
  • AS A YOUNG ADULT WOULD YOU DO WHAT NOW I CAN'T
  • 00:17:49.280 --> 00:17:51.190
  • DO HANDS ON BECAUSE I'M NOT WITH THEM EVERY DAY,
  • 00:17:51.210 --> 00:17:53.070
  • BUT LORD, I GIVE MY KID TO YOU.
  • 00:17:53.090 --> 00:17:56.150
  • AND JUST KNOW THAT HIS MERCY, THAT'S WHAT IT DOES.
  • 00:17:56.170 --> 00:17:59.030
  • HIS MERCY DOESN'T GIVE US WHAT WE DO DESERVE, AND
  • 00:17:59.050 --> 00:18:01.090
  • HIS GRACE WHAT WE DON'T DESERVE.
  • 00:18:01.110 --> 00:18:03.280
  • AND SO THAT'S THE GOODNESS OF GOD.
  • 00:18:04.000 --> 00:18:07.020
  • - YEAH.
  • 00:18:07.040 --> 00:18:08.100
  • YOU KNOW, I LOVE WHAT YOU WERE TALKING ABOUT THOUGH
  • 00:18:08.120 --> 00:18:09.270
  • ABOUT SETTING THE BOUNDARIES BECAUSE IN
  • 00:18:09.290 --> 00:18:11.190
  • THOSE BOUNDARIES COMES SAFETY.
  • 00:18:11.210 --> 00:18:13.290
  • - SAFETY, YEAH.
  • 00:18:14.010 --> 00:18:15.080
  • - AND CARE BECAUSE CHILDREN LEFT ON THEIR
  • 00:18:15.100 --> 00:18:18.240
  • OWN -I MEAN, THE BIBLE TELLS US ALL ABOUT IT.
  • 00:18:18.260 --> 00:18:20.160
  • CHILDREN LEFT TO THEMSELVES BRINGS SHAME,
  • 00:18:20.180 --> 00:18:23.040
  • YOU KNOW.
  • 00:18:23.060 --> 00:18:24.260
  • BUT SETTING THOSE BOUNDARIES, I THINK
  • 00:18:24.280 --> 00:18:26.200
  • THAT'S SO IMPORTANT BECAUSE I DO IN A WORLD
  • 00:18:26.220 --> 00:18:30.080
  • THAT IS SO, YOU KNOW, INTERNET, PHONES, ALL OF
  • 00:18:30.100 --> 00:18:35.120
  • THAT, BOY, IT'S EASY TO JUST LET THE KIDS BE WITH
  • 00:18:35.140 --> 00:18:38.180
  • OTHER KIDS, GO TO THEIR HOUSES, AND THEY'RE JUST
  • 00:18:38.200 --> 00:18:42.020
  • KIND OF FREE TO DO WHAT THEY WANT TO DO.
  • 00:18:42.040 --> 00:18:45.090
  • AND I THINK AS PARENTS WE DO NEED TO GATHER
  • 00:18:45.110 --> 00:18:48.240
  • OUR CHILDREN.
  • 00:18:48.260 --> 00:18:50.080
  • AND BRING THEM IN-HOUSE A LITTLE MORE THAN WHAT
  • 00:18:50.100 --> 00:18:54.240
  • THEY ARE.
  • 00:18:54.260 --> 00:18:55.270
  • - YEAH.
  • 00:18:55.290 --> 00:18:57.030
  • - I KEPT MY KIDS WITH ME.
  • 00:18:57.050 --> 00:18:58.110
  • I HAVE -YOU KNOW, THEY WENT TO SCHOOL THROUGH
  • 00:18:58.130 --> 00:19:01.030
  • THE THIRD AND THE 6TH GRADE, BUT I KEPT THEM
  • 00:19:01.050 --> 00:19:04.100
  • WITH ME.
  • 00:19:04.120 --> 00:19:05.290
  • IF I -BACK AT THAT TIME WE HAD OUR OWN COMPANY,
  • 00:19:06.010 --> 00:19:08.220
  • AND I WAS ABLE TO TRAVEL WITH MY HUSBAND, AND I
  • 00:19:08.240 --> 00:19:10.190
  • DIDN'T GO WITHOUT MY KIDS.
  • 00:19:10.210 --> 00:19:12.140
  • WE JUST DIDN'T -MATT DIDN'T EITHER.
  • 00:19:12.160 --> 00:19:14.060
  • WE JUST TOOK THEM, AND I KNOW THAT'S NOT, IT'S NOT --
  • 00:19:14.080 --> 00:19:17.180
  • - EVERYBODY'S REALITY.
  • 00:19:17.200 --> 00:19:19.200
  • - EXACTLY.
  • 00:19:19.220 --> 00:19:21.060
  • BUT I THINK THAT'S SO IMPORTANT.
  • 00:19:21.080 --> 00:19:23.210
  • - JUST BEING CLOSE BY.
  • 00:19:23.230 --> 00:19:25.190
  • - BEING CLOSE BY.
  • 00:19:25.210 --> 00:19:27.040
  • - IT'S LIKE I MEAN, THINK ABOUT -NOBODY
  • 00:19:27.060 --> 00:19:28.270
  • THINKS ABOUT THIS BUT I SAW A NEWS STORY ABOUT
  • 00:19:28.290 --> 00:19:32.290
  • SOMEBODY GROWING THIS PRIZE TOMATO, AND THAT'S
  • 00:19:33.010 --> 00:19:36.030
  • THE ONLY REASON WHY IT'S ON MY MIND.
  • 00:19:36.050 --> 00:19:37.250
  • AND IN ORDER FOR THE TOMATO ACTUALLY TO GROW
  • 00:19:37.270 --> 00:19:40.230
  • TO THE FULL CAPACITY THAT IT NEEDS TO GROW, IT HAS
  • 00:19:40.250 --> 00:19:42.190
  • TO BE STRAPPED VERY CLOSELY TO A POST.
  • 00:19:42.210 --> 00:19:46.010
  • THAT'S THE ONLY WAY -- AND BY THE WAY, OTHER
  • 00:19:46.030 --> 00:19:49.090
  • TOMATOES HAVE TO BE CUT OFF THAT COULD HAVE
  • 00:19:49.110 --> 00:19:52.030
  • BEEN GOOD TOMATOES, BUT FOR ALL THE NUTRIENTS TO
  • 00:19:52.050 --> 00:19:54.280
  • GET TO THE ONE THAT'S GOING TO BE THE PRIZE
  • 00:19:55.000 --> 00:19:56.290
  • TOMATO, IF IT'S NOT CLOSE TO THE POST AND IF OTHER
  • 00:19:57.010 --> 00:20:00.090
  • THINGS ARE NOT CUT AWAY IT WILL NOT GET EVERYTHING
  • 00:20:00.110 --> 00:20:02.040
  • IT NEEDS.
  • 00:20:02.060 --> 00:20:03.120
  • IT WILL BE AN OKAY TOMATO, BUT IT WON'T BE
  • 00:20:03.140 --> 00:20:06.000
  • THE PRIZE TOMATO IF IT'S NOT CLOSE.
  • 00:20:06.020 --> 00:20:08.240
  • AND I THINK YOU'RE RIGHT, WE GOT TO PULL OUR KIDS
  • 00:20:08.260 --> 00:20:11.030
  • IN, GET THEM CLOSE TO THE POST, AND AGAIN, LITTLE
  • 00:20:11.050 --> 00:20:14.030
  • THINGS LIKE JUST HAVING DINNER TOGETHER LIKE
  • 00:20:14.050 --> 00:20:17.200
  • WE'RE TALKING ABOUT OR DECIDING THAT BEFORE BED
  • 00:20:17.220 --> 00:20:20.200
  • HEY, WE'RE GOING TO SIT HERE FOR TEN MINUTES.
  • 00:20:20.220 --> 00:20:22.160
  • EVERYBODY IS GOING TO TURN OFF ALL YOUR STUFF.
  • 00:20:22.180 --> 00:20:24.050
  • WE'RE GOING TO PLAY ONE ROUND OF UNO, AND
  • 00:20:24.070 --> 00:20:26.000
  • THEN WE'RE GOING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT HAPPENED
  • 00:20:26.020 --> 00:20:27.110
  • IN EVERYBODY'S DAY.
  • 00:20:27.130 --> 00:20:28.290
  • I THINK LITTLE THINGS LIKE THAT WHERE WE DON'T
  • 00:20:29.010 --> 00:20:30.180
  • HAVE TO BE PERFECT PARENTS, BUT JUST
  • 00:20:30.200 --> 00:20:33.060
  • CONSISTENT, JUST PICK THE THING YOU'RE GOING TO DO
  • 00:20:33.080 --> 00:20:36.100
  • AND THEN DO THAT THING.
  • 00:20:36.120 --> 00:20:37.210
  • - DO IT WELL.
  • 00:20:37.230 --> 00:20:38.210
  • - JUST DO IT.
  • 00:20:38.230 --> 00:20:39.180
  • YEAH.
  • 00:20:39.200 --> 00:20:40.170
  • - WOW.
  • 00:20:40.190 --> 00:20:41.260
  • - DID YOU MAKE THEM GO TO CHURCH EVERY TIME THE
  • 00:20:41.280 --> 00:20:42.240
  • CHURCH DOORS WERE OPEN?
  • 00:20:42.260 --> 00:20:44.010
  • - YES.
  • 00:20:44.030 --> 00:20:45.080
  • UNLESS THEY WERE SICK UNTO DEATH.
  • 00:20:45.100 --> 00:20:46.130
  • [ LAUGHTER ]
  • 00:20:46.150 --> 00:20:48.260
  • THEY HAD TO BE THERE IN CHURCH, AND TONY GOT TO A
  • 00:20:48.280 --> 00:20:51.050
  • POINT WHERE THE BOYS I JUST HAD THEM PUT ON
  • 00:20:51.070 --> 00:20:53.120
  • SLACKS AND T SHIRTS OR SHIRTS, AND TONY LOOKED
  • 00:20:53.140 --> 00:20:57.000
  • AT ME ONE SUNDAY AND SAID NO, I WANT THEM TO DRESS
  • 00:20:57.020 --> 00:20:58.260
  • FOR CHURCH.
  • 00:20:58.280 --> 00:21:00.050
  • THIS WAS 40 SOMETHING YEARS AGO.
  • 00:21:00.070 --> 00:21:01.190
  • NOW PEOPLE GO TO CHURCH ANY WAY THEY LIKE.
  • 00:21:01.210 --> 00:21:04.070
  • THEY'RE JUST COMFORTABLE, BUT HE JUST WANTED THEM
  • 00:21:04.090 --> 00:21:06.010
  • TO WEAR A TIE AND A WHITE SHIRT AND THINGS LIKE THAT.
  • 00:21:06.030 --> 00:21:08.220
  • SO THAT'S HOW CHURCHY WE WERE.
  • 00:21:08.240 --> 00:21:10.200
  • [ LAUGHTER ]
  • 00:21:10.220 --> 00:21:11.250
  • - I LOVE IT.
  • 00:21:11.270 --> 00:21:13.020
  • - BUT NOW I LOOK AT MY GRAND KIDS AND THEY COME
  • 00:21:13.040 --> 00:21:14.180
  • TO CHURCH IN THEIR SHORTS, AND IT'S FINE.
  • 00:21:14.200 --> 00:21:16.100
  • IT'S FINE.
  • 00:21:16.120 --> 00:21:17.200
  • - IT'S FINE, PRISCILLA.
  • 00:21:17.220 --> 00:21:18.210
  • [ LAUGHTER ]
  • 00:21:18.230 --> 00:21:19.210
  • - IT'S ALL RIGHT.
  • 00:21:19.230 --> 00:21:21.070
  • - I WANT TO QUICKLY SAY IT'S FINE.
  • 00:21:21.090 --> 00:21:22.140
  • I ADMIRE THERE IS SO MUCH RELEASE AND SO MUCH
  • 00:21:22.160 --> 00:21:24.220
  • FREEDOM NOW, BUT IN OUR DAY 40 SOMETHING YEARS
  • 00:21:24.240 --> 00:21:28.020
  • AGO, YOUR DAD IS VERY TRADITIONAL WHEN IT COMES
  • 00:21:28.040 --> 00:21:30.040
  • TO HOW YOU LOOK FOR CHURCH.
  • 00:21:30.060 --> 00:21:31.160
  • - AND I WOULD NEVER CATCH YOU IN SKINNY JEANS
  • 00:21:31.180 --> 00:21:32.280
  • AT CHURCH STILL TO THIS DAY.
  • 00:21:33.000 --> 00:21:34.210
  • LOIS EVANS DOES NOT COME TO CHURCH IN
  • 00:21:34.230 --> 00:21:36.060
  • SKINNY JEANS.
  • 00:21:36.080 --> 00:21:37.000
  • [ LAUGHTER ]
  • 00:21:37.020 --> 00:21:38.090
  • - OH, BOY.
  • 00:21:38.110 --> 00:21:39.180
  • SO CHURCH WAS VERY IMPORTANT, YES.
  • 00:21:39.200 --> 00:21:40.250
  • NOW, AS IT RELATES TO YOUTH SERVICE OR THE
  • 00:21:40.270 --> 00:21:43.250
  • YOUTH CHOIR OR THINGS LIKE THAT, IF MY CHILDREN
  • 00:21:43.270 --> 00:21:45.200
  • SAID THEY DIDN'T WANT TO GO, WE HAD THEM SIT WITH
  • 00:21:45.220 --> 00:21:47.270
  • US THIS CHURCH.
  • 00:21:47.290 --> 00:21:48.260
  • - YEAH.
  • 00:21:48.280 --> 00:21:49.280
  • - BUT CHURCH WAS IMPORTANT.
  • 00:21:50.000 --> 00:21:51.100
  • - WHAT TRAITS DO YOU SEE IN PRISCILLA THAT
  • 00:21:51.120 --> 00:21:53.260
  • YOU GAVE HER?
  • 00:21:53.280 --> 00:21:56.030
  • - THAT'S A GREAT QUESTION.
  • 00:21:56.050 --> 00:21:57.190
  • - WHAT TRAITS DID I GIVE YOU, PRISCILLA?
  • 00:21:57.210 --> 00:21:59.220
  • THAT'S KIND OF LIKE A QUESTION FOR YOU.
  • 00:21:59.240 --> 00:22:01.180
  • - GO.
  • 00:22:01.200 --> 00:22:02.290
  • - HMM.
  • 00:22:03.010 --> 00:22:04.270
  • WHAT TRAITS DID YOU GIVE ME?
  • 00:22:04.290 --> 00:22:06.060
  • WELL, I THINK THAT MY INTEREST IN BEING A MOM
  • 00:22:06.080 --> 00:22:08.280
  • WHO'S THERE FOR HER CHILDREN CAME FROM MY MOM
  • 00:22:09.000 --> 00:22:10.240
  • BECAUSE I SAW THAT MODELED IN HER, AND IT
  • 00:22:10.260 --> 00:22:13.010
  • LOOKS VERY DIFFERENT FOR ME BECAUSE I DO HAVE
  • 00:22:13.030 --> 00:22:15.250
  • MINISTRY THAT THE LORD HAS ENTRUSTED TO US SO IT
  • 00:22:15.270 --> 00:22:18.100
  • LOOKS A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT THAN WHEN MY
  • 00:22:18.120 --> 00:22:19.290
  • MOM DID IT, BUT THAT'S IMPORTANT TO ME.
  • 00:22:20.010 --> 00:22:22.120
  • LOTS OF TRADITIONS LIKE EVERY CHRISTMAS WE WOULD
  • 00:22:22.140 --> 00:22:26.120
  • ALWAYS PICK A FAMILY THAT WAS IN NEED, AND MY
  • 00:22:26.140 --> 00:22:29.240
  • PARENTS WOULD TAKE US SHOPPING FOR THAT FAMILY,
  • 00:22:29.260 --> 00:22:32.080
  • AND I THINK YOU TRIED TO COORDINATE IT SO THERE
  • 00:22:32.100 --> 00:22:34.150
  • WAS SOME CHILDREN IN THAT FAMILY THAT WERE NEAR OUR
  • 00:22:34.170 --> 00:22:36.000
  • AGES SO WE COULD SHOP WITH THOSE KIDS IN MIND.
  • 00:22:36.020 --> 00:22:39.200
  • THEN WE'D GO TO THAT FAMILY'S HOUSE AND WE'D
  • 00:22:39.220 --> 00:22:41.150
  • GIVE TO THEM.
  • 00:22:41.170 --> 00:22:43.170
  • AND I STILL DO THAT WITH MY CHILDREN NOW.
  • 00:22:43.190 --> 00:22:45.100
  • SO THERE ARE THINGS EVEN LIKE THAT THAT JUST GOT --
  • 00:22:45.120 --> 00:22:48.110
  • THEY'RE JUST KIND OF A PART OF THE FIBER OF MY LIFE.
  • 00:22:48.130 --> 00:22:50.260
  • BUT THEN ALSO MY MOM USED TO TEACH US BIBLE STORIES
  • 00:22:50.280 --> 00:22:53.220
  • WITH A FLANNEL BOARD.
  • 00:22:53.240 --> 00:22:55.220
  • YOU REMEMBER BACK IN THE DAY?
  • 00:22:55.240 --> 00:22:56.240
  • - BACK IN THE DAY.
  • 00:22:56.260 --> 00:22:57.260
  • - THERE WAS NO I PADS.
  • 00:22:57.280 --> 00:22:59.030
  • THERE WAS LIKE A FLANNEL BOARD AND THESE LITTLE
  • 00:22:59.050 --> 00:23:00.130
  • FELT PIECES AND SHE'D PUT THE FELT PIECES UP ON THE
  • 00:23:00.150 --> 00:23:02.150
  • BLACK FLANNEL -DO YOU STILL HAVE THE BLACK
  • 00:23:02.170 --> 00:23:04.070
  • FLANNEL BOARD, MOM?
  • 00:23:04.090 --> 00:23:05.110
  • - NO.
  • 00:23:05.130 --> 00:23:06.120
  • I FINALLY LET IT GO.
  • 00:23:06.140 --> 00:23:07.170
  • [ LAUGHTER ]
  • 00:23:07.190 --> 00:23:08.150
  • - OH, I'M SO SAD.
  • 00:23:08.170 --> 00:23:09.120
  • I SHOULD HAVE KEPT IT.
  • 00:23:09.140 --> 00:23:10.210
  • BUT YOU KNOW, EVERY NOW AND THEN SHE'D PUT THE
  • 00:23:10.230 --> 00:23:12.050
  • PIECES IN OUR HANDS SO WE COULD TELL THE
  • 00:23:12.070 --> 00:23:13.170
  • BIBLE STORY.
  • 00:23:13.190 --> 00:23:14.250
  • AND LOOK HOW THE LORD KIND OF LIT A MATCH IN MY
  • 00:23:14.270 --> 00:23:17.200
  • HEART, LIT A FIRE IN MY HEART FOR TELLING THE
  • 00:23:17.220 --> 00:23:20.100
  • BIBLE STORY JUST FROM A FLANNEL BOARD AND SOME
  • 00:23:20.120 --> 00:23:22.220
  • FLANNEL PIECES AND LAID IN MY PAJAMAS AT MY MOM'S
  • 00:23:22.240 --> 00:23:25.070
  • KNEES LISTENING TO HER TELL STORIES.
  • 00:23:25.090 --> 00:23:27.030
  • - YEAH.
  • 00:23:27.050 --> 00:23:28.260
  • - AND THE SCRIPTURES.
  • 00:23:28.280 --> 00:23:30.020
  • - SO 43 YEARS OF PASTORING HERE IN THE
  • 00:23:30.040 --> 00:23:31.140
  • DALLAS FORTH WORTH METROPLEX, RIGHT?
  • 00:23:31.160 --> 00:23:33.270
  • RIGHT HERE IN DALLAS.
  • 00:23:33.290 --> 00:23:35.030
  • - YES, RIGHT HERE.
  • 00:23:35.050 --> 00:23:36.100
  • STARTED IN OUR HOME WITH TEN PEOPLE RIGHT HERE
  • 00:23:36.120 --> 00:23:37.090
  • IN DALLAS.
  • 00:23:37.110 --> 00:23:38.120
  • - GOODNESS GRACIOUS.
  • 00:23:38.140 --> 00:23:39.250
  • - YEAH.
  • 00:23:39.270 --> 00:23:41.130
  • - THAT'S SOME FAITHFULNESS.
  • 00:23:41.150 --> 00:23:42.090
  • - YEAH.
  • 00:23:42.110 --> 00:23:43.110
  • - AND THAT'S A LOT OF MOTHERING.
  • 00:23:43.130 --> 00:23:44.180
  • I MEAN, SHE WAS MOTHERING A LOT MORE THAN THE 4 OF
  • 00:23:44.200 --> 00:23:45.180
  • US WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT IT.
  • 00:23:45.200 --> 00:23:46.140
  • - RIGHT.
  • 00:23:46.160 --> 00:23:47.230
  • - MENTORING THE WHOLE 43 YEARS.
  • 00:23:47.250 --> 00:23:49.010
  • AND SOMETIMES IT WASN'T MENTORING COMING OUT
  • 00:23:49.030 --> 00:23:51.000
  • OF MY MOUTH.
  • 00:23:51.020 --> 00:23:52.080
  • IT WAS MENTORING WITH THEM, WATCHING WHAT I WAS
  • 00:23:52.100 --> 00:23:53.280
  • DOING WITH MY FAMILY BECAUSE I COULDN'T IN
  • 00:23:54.000 --> 00:23:56.150
  • THOSE EARLY DAYS ACTUALLY SIT AND COUNSEL AND
  • 00:23:56.170 --> 00:23:59.020
  • PREACH AND TEACH, THAT TYPE OF THING.
  • 00:23:59.040 --> 00:24:01.230
  • WHAT I DID WAS MY MINISTRY.
  • 00:24:01.250 --> 00:24:04.260
  • AND NOW THE WOMEN TELL ME WE JUST KIND OF FOLLOWED
  • 00:24:04.280 --> 00:24:06.210
  • WHAT YOU WERE DOING WITH YOUR CHILDREN.
  • 00:24:06.230 --> 00:24:08.170
  • SO I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW YOU'RE MENTORING
  • 00:24:08.190 --> 00:24:10.080
  • ALL THE TIME.
  • 00:24:10.100 --> 00:24:11.200
  • - ALL THE TIME.
  • 00:24:11.220 --> 00:24:12.230
  • AND EVERYBODY'S DOING IT, AREN'T THEY?
  • 00:24:12.250 --> 00:24:14.100
  • - YEAH. YEAH.
  • 00:24:14.120 --> 00:24:15.170
  • - AND I THINK IT WAS GOOD, TOO, THAT THEY GOT
  • 00:24:15.190 --> 00:24:17.160
  • TO SEE US BE VERY IMPERFECT.
  • 00:24:17.180 --> 00:24:19.030
  • - IMPERFECT?
  • 00:24:19.050 --> 00:24:20.100
  • ARE YOU SURE?
  • 00:24:20.120 --> 00:24:22.070
  • - OH, YEAH.
  • 00:24:22.090 --> 00:24:24.160
  • [ LAUGHTER ]
  • 00:24:24.180 --> 00:24:25.240
  • - DO TELL.
  • 00:24:25.260 --> 00:24:26.280
  • [ LAUGHTER ]
  • 00:24:27.000 --> 00:24:28.110
  • - OH, LISTEN -- - LISTEN.
  • 00:24:28.130 --> 00:24:29.210
  • - DON'T TELL HER THAT.
  • 00:24:29.230 --> 00:24:31.290
  • - I GAVE MY PARENTS A RUN FOR THEIR MONEY.
  • 00:24:32.010 --> 00:24:34.260
  • - OKAY.
  • 00:24:34.280 --> 00:24:35.290
  • SO WERE YOU THE PROBLEM CHILD?
  • 00:24:36.010 --> 00:24:36.280
  • OKAY.
  • 00:24:37.000 --> 00:24:37.280
  • NOW WE'RE GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS.
  • 00:24:38.000 --> 00:24:38.200
  • [ LAUGHTER ]
  • 00:24:38.220 --> 00:24:40.190
  • THIS IS GOOD TV NOW.
  • 00:24:40.210 --> 00:24:42.050
  • - I WOULD SAY OF ALL MY SIBLINGS I WAS PROBABLY
  • 00:24:42.070 --> 00:24:45.050
  • THE ONE THAT GAVE YOU THE HARDEST TIME.
  • 00:24:45.070 --> 00:24:47.020
  • - SERIOUSLY? IS THAT TRUE?
  • 00:24:47.040 --> 00:24:48.100
  • - YEAH.
  • 00:24:48.120 --> 00:24:49.200
  • WE KEPT OUR EYES ON PRISCILLA A LOT MORE, AND
  • 00:24:49.220 --> 00:24:53.100
  • THE THING IS THE SCRIPTURES TALK ABOUT
  • 00:24:53.120 --> 00:24:55.250
  • TRAIN UP A CHILD IN THE WAY THEY SHOULD GO,
  • 00:24:55.270 --> 00:24:58.120
  • THAT'S HARD WORK BECAUSE YOU'RE NOT SURE WHERE
  • 00:24:58.140 --> 00:25:00.270
  • THEY'RE GOING TO GO.
  • 00:25:00.290 --> 00:25:02.050
  • - WHICH ONE IS GOING WHICH WAY.
  • 00:25:02.070 --> 00:25:03.190
  • - AND BUT CAN HE KEPT OUR EYES ON PRISCILLA
  • 00:25:03.210 --> 00:25:05.080
  • A LOT MORE.
  • 00:25:05.100 --> 00:25:06.220
  • SHE, STILL IS, OUR OUTGOING PERSONALITY,
  • 00:25:06.240 --> 00:25:08.120
  • VERY GIFTED, AND JUST KIND OF TRYING TO DIRECT
  • 00:25:08.140 --> 00:25:11.110
  • THAT AND NOT QUENCH THE WILL.
  • 00:25:11.130 --> 00:25:15.150
  • - HOW DO WE DO THAT?
  • 00:25:15.170 --> 00:25:17.000
  • HOW DO WE DO THAT?
  • 00:25:17.020 --> 00:25:18.180
  • BECAUSE THERE ARE STRONG WILLED KIDS OUT THERE
  • 00:25:18.200 --> 00:25:20.250
  • THAT ARE -I MEAN, LOOK AT HER.
  • 00:25:20.270 --> 00:25:22.080
  • SHE'S AMAZING.
  • 00:25:22.100 --> 00:25:24.050
  • - YES.
  • 00:25:24.070 --> 00:25:25.200
  • - AND GIFTED, BUT SHE PROBABLY WAS A VERY, VERY
  • 00:25:25.220 --> 00:25:27.270
  • STRONG, MOUTHY --
  • 00:25:27.290 --> 00:25:32.040
  • - BUT LOOK AT HOW GOD IS USING THE GIFT
  • 00:25:32.060 --> 00:25:34.080
  • OF COMMUNICATION.
  • 00:25:34.100 --> 00:25:35.200
  • AND HER DAD, I MUST SAY ON LIVE TELEVISION ALL
  • 00:25:35.220 --> 00:25:38.290
  • OVER THE WORLD THAT HER DAD TAKES CREDIT FOR
  • 00:25:39.010 --> 00:25:42.020
  • TELLING HER THAT SHE NEEDS TO DO A DEGREE
  • 00:25:42.040 --> 00:25:45.210
  • PROGRAM IN COMMUNICATIONS, SO I WANT
  • 00:25:45.230 --> 00:25:47.240
  • TO MAKE THAT ANNOUNCEMENT.
  • 00:25:47.260 --> 00:25:49.050
  • - I WISH WOULD HAVE DONE THAT FOR ME.
  • 00:25:49.070 --> 00:25:51.270
  • - YEAH.
  • 00:25:51.290 --> 00:25:53.040
  • BUT WE SAW THAT IN HER.
  • 00:25:53.060 --> 00:25:54.250
  • SHE, STILL IS, SHE WANTS TO PLAN THINGS.
  • 00:25:54.270 --> 00:25:59.050
  • SHE'S THE LIFE OF THE PARTY, AND MOMMY,
  • 00:25:59.070 --> 00:26:01.160
  • I CAN DO THAT.
  • 00:26:01.180 --> 00:26:02.250
  • WHEN I HAD GUESTS FOR DINNER WHICH WAS ALMOST
  • 00:26:02.270 --> 00:26:04.030
  • EVERY SUNDAY, PRISCILLA WANTED TO DO NAME PLACES
  • 00:26:04.050 --> 00:26:07.220
  • -WHATEVER YOU CALL THEM, FOR THE GUESTS SO THEY
  • 00:26:07.240 --> 00:26:10.050
  • KNEW WHERE TO SIT.
  • 00:26:10.070 --> 00:26:12.000
  • AND SHE WOULD HELP ME GET THE TABLE SET.
  • 00:26:12.020 --> 00:26:13.260
  • SO WE SAW HMM, A LOT OF GIFTING IN HER BUT WE HAD
  • 00:26:13.280 --> 00:26:17.120
  • TO MANAGE IT BECAUSE IT COULD HAVE TAKEN HER
  • 00:26:17.140 --> 00:26:19.220
  • ANOTHER WAY, AND I'M GOING TO JUST BE
  • 00:26:19.240 --> 00:26:21.030
  • CAREFUL HERE.
  • 00:26:21.050 --> 00:26:24.040
  • SO AGAIN, I WOULD SAY TRAIN UP A CHILD IN THE
  • 00:26:24.060 --> 00:26:26.120
  • WAY THEY SHOULD GO.
  • 00:26:26.140 --> 00:26:27.210
  • IT'S A LOT OF MONITORING, IT'S A LOT OF MANAGING,
  • 00:26:27.230 --> 00:26:29.140
  • IT'S A LOT OF TALKING AND COMMUNICATING AND
  • 00:26:29.160 --> 00:26:31.150
  • PARTNERING WITH YOUR MATE OR FAMILY MEMBERS TO MAKE
  • 00:26:31.170 --> 00:26:35.150
  • SURE THE KID WALKS IN THE PATH BECAUSE YOU WERE
  • 00:26:35.170 --> 00:26:38.120
  • TRYING TO FIGURE IT OUT AS WELL.
  • 00:26:38.140 --> 00:26:39.230
  • WHAT IS GOD DOING WITH THIS CHILD.
  • 00:26:39.250 --> 00:26:41.150
  • - YEAH.
  • 00:26:41.170 --> 00:26:43.030
  • SO HOW DO YOU THINK THE EASIEST WAY TO KNOW THAT IS?
  • 00:26:43.050 --> 00:26:47.130
  • - WHAT THE PATH IS?
  • 00:26:47.150 --> 00:26:49.170
  • - WHAT THE GIFT IS?
  • 00:26:49.190 --> 00:26:50.190
  • - TIME WITH THE CHILDREN.
  • 00:26:50.210 --> 00:26:53.030
  • BACK TO THAT KITCHEN TABLE OR DINING ROOM TABLE.
  • 00:26:53.050 --> 00:26:55.040
  • TIME.
  • 00:26:55.060 --> 00:26:56.120
  • AND YOU WOULD SAY DADDY SPENT A LOT OF TIME WITH
  • 00:26:56.140 --> 00:26:58.180
  • YOU GUYS BECAUSE LITTLE BIT OF REALITY, SOME DAYS
  • 00:26:58.200 --> 00:27:03.270
  • THERE WAS TOO MUCH HAPPENING FOR ME TO
  • 00:27:03.290 --> 00:27:06.140
  • MANAGE 4 KIDS, PICK THEM UP FROM SCHOOL, BALL
  • 00:27:06.160 --> 00:27:08.090
  • GAMES, DINNER, WHAT'S FOR DINNER?
  • 00:27:08.110 --> 00:27:10.210
  • AND THANK THE LORD THE CHURCH IS ACROSS THE
  • 00:27:10.230 --> 00:27:14.010
  • STREET FROM OUR HOME SO I'D CALL TONY AND SAID
  • 00:27:14.030 --> 00:27:17.210
  • TONY, TIME IS UP FOR COUNSELING AND
  • 00:27:17.230 --> 00:27:20.000
  • MINISTERING OVER THERE.
  • 00:27:20.020 --> 00:27:21.120
  • - I NEED SOME.
  • 00:27:21.140 --> 00:27:22.130
  • - I NEED YOU TO COME.
  • 00:27:22.150 --> 00:27:23.220
  • AND LITERALLY, LAURIE, IT WOULD BE SO DRAINING
  • 00:27:23.240 --> 00:27:26.130
  • TO TRY TO FIGURE OUT WHAT TO DO WITH EACH KID THAT
  • 00:27:26.150 --> 00:27:29.150
  • HE WOULD SAY, LOIS - HE'D GREET ME WITH A KISS AND
  • 00:27:29.170 --> 00:27:32.240
  • LET ME JUST GO WALK THE MALL, JUST LET ME OUT OF
  • 00:27:32.260 --> 00:27:36.010
  • THE HOUSE TO REFUEL AND RESTORE MYSELF TO COME
  • 00:27:36.030 --> 00:27:40.160
  • BACK TO MANAGING.
  • 00:27:40.180 --> 00:27:41.260
  • SO WE'RE NOT TALKING ABOUT SOMETHING THAT'S EASY.
  • 00:27:41.280 --> 00:27:44.090
  • - RIGHT.
  • 00:27:44.110 --> 00:27:45.160
  • - IT'S HARD.
  • 00:27:45.180 --> 00:27:46.240
  • - IN FACT, YOU SAID TO ME RECENTLY THAT IT WAS A
  • 00:27:46.260 --> 00:27:48.060
  • LOT OF HARD YEARS.
  • 00:27:48.080 --> 00:27:49.180
  • - VERY HARD.
  • 00:27:49.200 --> 00:27:50.250
  • I REMEMBER, OKAY, THIS IS NOT MY SHOW.
  • 00:27:50.270 --> 00:27:52.070
  • IT'S LAURIE'S SHOW.
  • 00:27:52.090 --> 00:27:53.020
  • - NO, NO, NO.
  • 00:27:53.040 --> 00:27:53.290
  • THIS IS YOUR SHOW, BABY.
  • 00:27:54.010 --> 00:27:55.100
  • - THIS IS SO GOOD BECAUSE I THINK THERE ARE
  • 00:27:55.120 --> 00:27:57.190
  • A LOT OF WOMEN IT'S HARD AND THEY --
  • 00:27:57.210 --> 00:27:59.040
  • - IT'S HARD, AND THEY THINK IT JUST HAPPENS BY OSMOSIS FOR
  • 00:27:59.060 --> 00:28:00.180
  • SOME OF US.
  • 00:28:00.200 --> 00:28:01.140
  • NO, IT'S INTENTIONAL.
  • 00:28:01.160 --> 00:28:02.190
  • IT'S INVESTING.
  • 00:28:02.210 --> 00:28:04.040
  • IT'S HARD WORK.
  • 00:28:04.060 --> 00:28:07.150
  • I REMEMBER ONE DAY WE HAD A BABY, JONATHAN, I
  • 00:28:07.170 --> 00:28:11.030
  • REMEMBER LOOKING IN THE BASSINET AND SAYING THANK
  • 00:28:11.050 --> 00:28:12.230
  • YOU, LORD, FOR THE GIFT.
  • 00:28:12.250 --> 00:28:14.170
  • AND THEN I SAT AT THE EDGE OF THE BED AND SAID,
  • 00:28:14.190 --> 00:28:17.070
  • [ EXHALES ] WHAT'S FOR DINNER?
  • 00:28:17.090 --> 00:28:19.200
  • I DON'T EVEN KNOW WHAT'S FOR DINNER.
  • 00:28:19.220 --> 00:28:21.030
  • I CAN'T GO TO THE GROCERY STORE.
  • 00:28:21.050 --> 00:28:23.050
  • I'VE GOT A LITTLE ONE HERE.
  • 00:28:23.070 --> 00:28:24.140
  • WHAT DO WE DO?
  • 00:28:24.160 --> 00:28:26.040
  • I REMEMBER TONY COMING HOME AND SAYING, LOIS -I
  • 00:28:26.060 --> 00:28:29.070
  • SAID TONY, I JUST DON'T KNOW IF I CAN CONTINUE ON
  • 00:28:29.090 --> 00:28:32.290
  • WITH ALL THAT GOD'S CALLED US TO DO BECAUSE I
  • 00:28:33.010 --> 00:28:35.230
  • REALLY BELIEVE HE JUST GAVE US A NEW GIFT, THE
  • 00:28:35.250 --> 00:28:38.110
  • CHURCH IS GROWING, MY MINISTRY IS GROWING, BUT
  • 00:28:38.130 --> 00:28:41.190
  • I REALLY BELIEVE MY FIRST COMMITMENT IS
  • 00:28:41.210 --> 00:28:46.130
  • TO MY FAMILY.
  • 00:28:46.150 --> 00:28:47.260
  • TITUS 2 TALKS ABOUT THAT.
  • 00:28:47.280 --> 00:28:49.220
  • SO THE LORD'S GIVEN US THESE PRIORITIES OF
  • 00:28:49.240 --> 00:28:51.230
  • FAMILY FIRST AND CHILDREN FIRST, BUT HERE I AM
  • 00:28:51.250 --> 00:28:54.230
  • SITTING AS A PASTOR'S WIFE WITH MY HAND IN MY
  • 00:28:54.250 --> 00:28:57.150
  • LAP NOT KNOWING WHAT NEXT TO DO.
  • 00:28:57.170 --> 00:29:01.170
  • AND YES, I SENT TONY TO THE STORE.
  • 00:29:01.190 --> 00:29:03.160
  • I SAID GET-- BACK TO SPAGHETTI AGAIN.
  • 00:29:03.180 --> 00:29:06.080
  • THAT WAS THE QUICKEST MEAL.
  • 00:29:06.100 --> 00:29:07.150
  • GET SPAGHETTI, SOMETHING GREEN AND BROCCOLI
  • 00:29:07.170 --> 00:29:09.160
  • AND THAT'S DINNER.
  • 00:29:09.180 --> 00:29:11.210
  • AND TONY IS NOT A COOK BUT HE HELPED ME THAT DAY.
  • 00:29:11.230 --> 00:29:14.180
  • SO IT TAKES A WHOLE LOT TO MAKE IT HAPPEN.
  • 00:29:14.200 --> 00:29:17.010
  • AND YES, WE DO HAVE THOSE REAL REALITY DAYS, BUT IN
  • 00:29:17.030 --> 00:29:20.160
  • THE MIDST OF IT, I HAD A MOM AND A GRANDMOTHER
  • 00:29:20.180 --> 00:29:25.090
  • THAT HAD PROBABLY A HARDER LIFE THAN I HAD,
  • 00:29:25.110 --> 00:29:28.270
  • AND I SAW THEM DO IT FOR HIS NAME'S SAKE.
  • 00:29:28.290 --> 00:29:32.110
  • AND THAT'S WHAT'S BEEN RINGING IN MY HEAD
  • 00:29:32.130 --> 00:29:34.180
  • ALL THESE YEARS, STILL DOES AS I WATCH MY KIDS
  • 00:29:34.200 --> 00:29:36.250
  • NOW RAISING MY GRANDCHILDREN, DO IT FOR
  • 00:29:36.270 --> 00:29:40.000
  • HIS NAME'S SAKE BECAUSE YOU HAVE ALL YOU NEED
  • 00:29:40.020 --> 00:29:42.290
  • TO MAKE IT HAPPEN.
  • 00:29:43.010 --> 00:29:45.060
  • YOU HAVE ALL THE POWER YOU NEED.
  • 00:29:45.080 --> 00:29:46.160
  • SOMETIMES YES, WE NEED RESPITES, WE NEED TIME
  • 00:29:46.180 --> 00:29:49.060
  • AWAY, BUT DO IT FOR HIS NAME'S SAKE BECAUSE
  • 00:29:49.080 --> 00:29:53.080
  • ISAIAH-- LET ME GO TO MY IPAD REAL QUICK, IPHONE.
  • 00:29:53.100 --> 00:29:58.240
  • LET ME READ THE SCRIPTURE TO YOU AND WHY I DO IT
  • 00:29:58.260 --> 00:30:01.110
  • DAY IN AND DAY OUT.
  • 00:30:01.130 --> 00:30:03.110
  • IT SAYS IN ISAIAH 59:21, THIS IS NOT JUST ABOUT
  • 00:30:03.130 --> 00:30:06.200
  • YOU AND ME. IT'S ABOUT GENERATIONS TO COME.
  • 00:30:06.220 --> 00:30:10.120
  • WE NEED TO LEAVE THE LORD'S NAME STRONG FOR
  • 00:30:10.140 --> 00:30:12.290
  • GENERATIONS TO COME.
  • 00:30:13.010 --> 00:30:14.270
  • IT'S NOT ABOUT YOU AND ME.
  • 00:30:14.290 --> 00:30:16.110
  • IT SAYS IN ISAIAH 59:21, AS FOR ME, GOD SAYS, THIS
  • 00:30:16.130 --> 00:30:20.030
  • IS MY COVENANT WITH THEM, MY SPIRIT THAT I'VE
  • 00:30:20.050 --> 00:30:22.230
  • PLACED UPON YOU, AND THE WORDS THAT I'VE GIVEN YOU
  • 00:30:22.250 --> 00:30:26.050
  • TO SPEAK, THEY'RE NOT GOING TO LEAVE YOUR
  • 00:30:26.070 --> 00:30:28.140
  • MOUTHS, NOR THE MOUTHS OF YOUR CHILDREN, NOR THE
  • 00:30:28.160 --> 00:30:32.100
  • MOUTHS OF YOUR GRANDCHILDREN.
  • 00:30:32.120 --> 00:30:34.250
  • YOU WILL KEEP REPEATING THESE WORDS AND WON'T
  • 00:30:34.270 --> 00:30:37.140
  • EVER STOP. THAT'S GOD'S ORDERS.
  • 00:30:37.160 --> 00:30:40.130
  • THAT'S THE MESSAGE BIBLE.
  • 00:30:40.150 --> 00:30:41.270
  • GOD'S ORDERING YOU AND ME.
  • 00:30:41.290 --> 00:30:43.090
  • SO WHEN YOU COME TO THOSE PLACES WHERE YOU JUST
  • 00:30:43.110 --> 00:30:45.210
  • WANT TO THROW YOUR HANDS UP, REMEMBER YOU HAVE AN
  • 00:30:45.230 --> 00:30:50.020
  • AWESOME GOD THAT HAS A PLAN FOR YOU AND WANTS
  • 00:30:50.040 --> 00:30:53.220
  • YOU TO MAKE SURE YOUR CHILDREN KNOW AND
  • 00:30:53.240 --> 00:30:56.160
  • GRANDCHILDREN KNOW BECAUSE THIS IS
  • 00:30:56.180 --> 00:30:58.010
  • GENERATIONAL. GOD BLESS YOU.
  • 00:30:58.030 --> 00:31:00.190
  • - YOU KNOW WHAT, MISS LOIS, THERE'S SO MANY
  • 00:31:00.210 --> 00:31:03.010
  • WOMEN, AND I KNOW MEN ARE MOTHERING TOO,
  • 00:31:03.030 --> 00:31:06.180
  • THEY'RE IN THAT BUSINESS ALSO.
  • 00:31:06.200 --> 00:31:09.040
  • CAN YOU JUST PRAY FOR THEM.
  • 00:31:09.060 --> 00:31:10.180
  • IT SEEMS LIKE YOU'VE GOT THAT GOING RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:31:10.200 --> 00:31:12.280
  • WHY DON'T YOU JUST PRAY.
  • 00:31:13.000 --> 00:31:14.060
  • SOMETIMES WE HAVE A LITTLE MORE FAITH THAN
  • 00:31:14.080 --> 00:31:16.030
  • SOMEBODY ELSE'S PRAYER THAT'S PRAYING FOR US
  • 00:31:16.050 --> 00:31:17.260
  • AND MAYBE EVEN OUR OWN PRAYERS.
  • 00:31:17.280 --> 00:31:19.260
  • COULD YOU JUST MINISTER TO THE PEOPLE AND PRAY
  • 00:31:19.280 --> 00:31:21.100
  • FOR THEM RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:31:21.120 --> 00:31:22.210
  • - FATHER, I THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY
  • 00:31:22.230 --> 00:31:25.210
  • TO JUST TALK TO MOMS AND THOSE THAT ARE HELPING
  • 00:31:25.230 --> 00:31:29.090
  • BRINGING CHILDREN UP.
  • 00:31:29.110 --> 00:31:31.230
  • THIS IS NOT ABOUT US; IT'S ABOUT YOU AND WHAT
  • 00:31:31.250 --> 00:31:35.160
  • YOU HAVE EMPOWERED US TO DO.
  • 00:31:35.180 --> 00:31:37.260
  • YOU'VE GIVEN US ALL WE NEED TO MAKE IT HAPPEN.
  • 00:31:37.280 --> 00:31:40.250
  • SO WHEN THE CHALLENGING TIMES COME IN OUR LIFE,
  • 00:31:40.270 --> 00:31:43.110
  • AND YOU SAID IN THIS WORLD WE WILL HAVE
  • 00:31:43.130 --> 00:31:46.070
  • TRIBULATION, BUT YOU ALSO SAID WE'RE OVERCOMERS
  • 00:31:46.090 --> 00:31:48.250
  • BECAUSE OF THE BLOOD OF THE LAMB THAT WHEN IT'S
  • 00:31:48.270 --> 00:31:52.040
  • CHALLENGING, HELP US TO HOLD ON TO YOUR
  • 00:31:52.060 --> 00:31:54.280
  • UNCHANGING HAND AND THE POWER THAT GOT YOU
  • 00:31:55.000 --> 00:31:58.280
  • OUT OF THE GRAVE.
  • 00:31:59.000 --> 00:32:00.250
  • SO I PRAY FOR MOTHERS TODAY THAT ARE JUST WITH
  • 00:32:00.270 --> 00:32:03.260
  • THEIR HANDS IN THEIR LAPS THINKING HOW CAN I DO
  • 00:32:03.280 --> 00:32:05.200
  • THIS? HOW CAN I MAKE IT?
  • 00:32:05.220 --> 00:32:07.140
  • I WANT TO REMIND YOU THAT HE'S CALLED YOU, HE'S
  • 00:32:07.160 --> 00:32:11.150
  • GIFTED YOU, HE'S EMPOWERED YOU, AND HE'S
  • 00:32:11.170 --> 00:32:15.020
  • RELEASED YOU TO RAISE THESE CHILDREN FOR HIS
  • 00:32:15.040 --> 00:32:18.020
  • NAME'S SAKE AND IN HIS NAME.
  • 00:32:18.040 --> 00:32:20.120
  • SO WE PRAY FOR THESE LADIES TODAY THAT ARE
  • 00:32:20.140 --> 00:32:22.250
  • LOOKING, AND GENTLEMEN AND FATHERS AND
  • 00:32:22.270 --> 00:32:25.110
  • GRANDPARENTS AND ALL OF US WHO ARE TAKING CARE OF
  • 00:32:25.130 --> 00:32:28.100
  • THE GIFTS YOU'VE GIVEN US, THAT WE'LL LOOK AT IT
  • 00:32:28.120 --> 00:32:31.120
  • AND REALIZE IT'S A GIFT FROM GOD AND HE HAS GIVEN
  • 00:32:31.140 --> 00:32:34.160
  • US EVERYTHING WE NEED TO MAKE IT HAPPEN.
  • 00:32:34.180 --> 00:32:37.110
  • AND WE PRAY YOUR POWER IN JESUS NAME, IN ALL THE
  • 00:32:37.130 --> 00:32:41.220
  • LIVES THAT ARE LISTENING TODAY, AMEN.
  • 00:32:41.240 --> 00:32:44.190
  • - AMEN. BEAUTIFUL. BEAUTIFUL.
  • 00:32:44.210 --> 00:32:48.020
  • THAT'S SO GOOD.
  • 00:32:48.040 --> 00:32:49.140
  • YOU KNOW, I LOVE THE GENERATIONAL THING
  • 00:32:49.160 --> 00:32:52.080
  • BECAUSE IT SAYS YOU'LL TEACH YOUR CHILDREN AND
  • 00:32:52.100 --> 00:32:54.100
  • YOUR CHILDREN'S CHILDREN THE GOODNESS AND THE
  • 00:32:54.120 --> 00:32:56.200
  • FAITHFULNESS OF GOD.
  • 00:32:56.220 --> 00:32:58.070
  • AND WHAT HE'S DONE FOR US.
  • 00:32:58.090 --> 00:33:00.130
  • AND THAT IS THAT, YOU KNOW EVERY SEED IS A DEED.
  • 00:33:00.150 --> 00:33:04.080
  • AND THERE ARE SO MANY GRANDPARENTS, I THINK
  • 00:33:04.100 --> 00:33:07.090
  • NOW A DAYS RAISING THEIR GRANDKIDS.
  • 00:33:07.110 --> 00:33:09.090
  • - PRISCILLA: DAY IN AND DAY OUT.
  • 00:33:09.110 --> 00:33:11.180
  • - YEAH, AND I WONDER, IS THERE ANYTHING YOU WOULD
  • 00:33:11.200 --> 00:33:15.160
  • HAVE DONE DIFFERENTLY MISS LOIS?
  • 00:33:15.180 --> 00:33:18.140
  • - YES. I WAS TALKING WITH ONE OF MY DAUGHTERS,
  • 00:33:18.160 --> 00:33:21.020
  • CHRYSTAL, I WAS TALKING WITH MY DAUGHTER LAST NIGHT
  • 00:33:21.040 --> 00:33:23.180
  • AND I SAID I WOULD HAVE BEEN MORE VULNERABLE TO YOU
  • 00:33:23.200 --> 00:33:26.270
  • GUYS. I WOULD HAVE TOLD YOU WHAT MY NEEDS WERE AND
  • 00:33:26.290 --> 00:33:30.030
  • WHAT MY WEAKNESSES WERE.
  • 00:33:30.050 --> 00:33:34.050
  • I WOULD HAVE TOLD YOU KIDS.
  • 00:33:34.070 --> 00:33:35.180
  • I THINK YOU MIGHT HAVE SYMPATHIZED MORE WITH ME
  • 00:33:35.200 --> 00:33:37.070
  • BECAUSE I WAS TELLING HER THAT, THAT YOU PROBABLY
  • 00:33:37.090 --> 00:33:42.070
  • NEED TO SIT YOUR CHILDREN DOWN AND TELL THEM THAT
  • 00:33:42.090 --> 00:33:44.020
  • YOU'RE DOING YOUR BEST.
  • 00:33:44.040 --> 00:33:46.100
  • IT'S NOT PERFECT, BUT YOU'RE DOING YOUR BEST
  • 00:33:46.120 --> 00:33:49.090
  • AND TELL THEM WHY.
  • 00:33:49.110 --> 00:33:50.190
  • WE DON'T HAVE-- WE HAVE LEAN FUNDS RIGHT NOW,
  • 00:33:50.210 --> 00:33:53.180
  • WE'RE ONLY MAKING SO MUCH MONEY, WE CAN'T DO WHAT
  • 00:33:53.200 --> 00:33:55.290
  • YOUR FRIENDS ARE TELLING YOU YOU SHOULD BE DOING.
  • 00:33:56.010 --> 00:33:58.150
  • SO I WOULD SAY IF I HAD TO DO IT ALL AGAIN,
  • 00:33:58.170 --> 00:34:01.000
  • I WOULD BE MORE VULNERABLE AND MORE
  • 00:34:01.020 --> 00:34:03.040
  • COMMUNITIVE-- WHAT'S THE WORD?
  • 00:34:03.060 --> 00:34:05.190
  • COMMUNICATIVE.
  • 00:34:05.210 --> 00:34:07.050
  • - IS THAT IT?
  • 00:34:07.070 --> 00:34:10.020
  • - YES. WITH MY CHILDREN SO THEY COULD BE A PART OF
  • 00:34:10.040 --> 00:34:13.150
  • THE JOURNEY OF OUR FAMILY.
  • 00:34:13.170 --> 00:34:16.030
  • BUT I WAS JUST MAKING THINGS HAPPEN, MAKING
  • 00:34:16.050 --> 00:34:18.110
  • THINGS WITH WORK, AGAIN, JUST FOLLOWING MY MOM AND
  • 00:34:18.130 --> 00:34:21.170
  • GRANDMOTHER LIKE I MENTIONED.
  • 00:34:21.190 --> 00:34:23.270
  • THEY HAD CHALLENGING TIMES BUT WE NEVER KNEW IT.
  • 00:34:23.290 --> 00:34:27.090
  • THERE WAS ALWAYS A CLEAN HOUSE AND ALWAYS A SMALL
  • 00:34:27.110 --> 00:34:30.060
  • MEAL BUT A DELICIOUS MEAL, SO I NEVER SAW
  • 00:34:30.080 --> 00:34:32.110
  • VULNERABILITY IN MY MOM OR GRANDMOTHER,
  • 00:34:32.130 --> 00:34:35.050
  • SO I PERPETUATED THAT.
  • 00:34:35.070 --> 00:34:37.140
  • BUT NOW I'M TELLING YOUNGER MOTHERS BECAUSE
  • 00:34:37.160 --> 00:34:39.060
  • IT'S SO MUCH MORE THAT WE HAVE TO DEAL WITH NOW IN
  • 00:34:39.080 --> 00:34:42.140
  • RAISING CHILDREN THAT YOU NEED TO SIT YOUR KIDS
  • 00:34:42.160 --> 00:34:44.160
  • DOWN AT A CERTAIN AGE, YOU DECIDE AGE SENSITIVE
  • 00:34:44.180 --> 00:34:47.110
  • WHAT YOU SAY, BUT LET THEM KNOW IT'S ONLY SO MUCH
  • 00:34:47.130 --> 00:34:50.130
  • MONEY WE HAVE, LATER ON MAYBE WE'LL BE ABLE TO TAKE
  • 00:34:50.150 --> 00:34:54.080
  • YOU TO THE MOVIES AND THEN GO FOR A MEAL.
  • 00:34:54.100 --> 00:34:56.200
  • AND INCLUDE YOUR CHILDREN IN THE JOURNEY
  • 00:34:56.220 --> 00:35:00.110
  • OF YOUR FAMILY.
  • 00:35:00.130 --> 00:35:02.120
  • - HOW DO YOU DO THAT PRISCILLA?
  • 00:35:02.140 --> 00:35:04.070
  • - YOU KNOW, I THINK EVERY NOW AND THEN I WILL
  • 00:35:04.090 --> 00:35:06.280
  • TELL THE BOYS, YOU KNOW, I'M TIRED.
  • 00:35:07.000 --> 00:35:10.290
  • I'M A GIRL. I'M TIRED.
  • 00:35:11.010 --> 00:35:14.160
  • I HAD A REALLY LONG DAY. BECAUSE YOU KIND OF THINK OF
  • 00:35:14.180 --> 00:35:17.160
  • YOUR PARENTS, I THOUGHT MY PARENTS WERE SUPER HEROES.
  • 00:35:17.180 --> 00:35:21.040
  • - EXACTLY. I WAS JUST GETTING READY TO
  • 00:35:21.060 --> 00:35:22.260
  • SAY THAT ABOUT MINE TOO.
  • 00:35:22.280 --> 00:35:24.280
  • - YOU KIND OF THINK THEY'RE SUPER HEROES, AND
  • 00:35:25.000 --> 00:35:26.210
  • NOT UNTIL YOU BECOME AN ADULT THAT YOU REALIZE
  • 00:35:26.230 --> 00:35:28.200
  • THEY ACTUALLY DID HAVE NEEDS. THERE WERE ACTUALLY
  • 00:35:28.220 --> 00:35:31.050
  • THINGS THAT WERE CONCERNING THEM.
  • 00:35:31.070 --> 00:35:33.040
  • OR I THINK ABOUT THE WAY SOMETIMES AS A WOMAN IN
  • 00:35:33.060 --> 00:35:35.220
  • MY 40'S NOW HOW JUST MY BODY'S CHANGING, HORMONES--
  • 00:35:35.240 --> 00:35:40.240
  • - LAURIE: OH, JUST WAIT. [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:35:40.260 --> 00:35:42.250
  • - OH, I KNOW, BUT I'M SAYING, SOMETHING HAPPENS
  • 00:35:42.270 --> 00:35:46.070
  • IN THE 40'S TOO, YOU KNOW?
  • 00:35:46.090 --> 00:35:48.180
  • AND I THINK ABOUT THAT WHEN MY MOM WAS IN THAT
  • 00:35:48.200 --> 00:35:51.200
  • STAGE OF LIFE HOW HARD THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN TO
  • 00:35:51.220 --> 00:35:55.240
  • STILL BE FULL-ON WITH THESE FOUR KIDS AND
  • 00:35:55.260 --> 00:35:57.200
  • GROWING A CHURCH WITH MY DAD AND ALL OF THAT.
  • 00:35:57.220 --> 00:35:59.280
  • - YOU DIDN'T EVEN KNOW IT.
  • 00:36:00.020 --> 00:36:01.050
  • - AND NOBODY ACKNOWLEDGING THAT
  • 00:36:01.070 --> 00:36:03.050
  • ACTUALLY SHE'S LIKE FOR REAL TIRED, NOT JUST
  • 00:36:03.070 --> 00:36:05.040
  • BECAUSE SHE WORKED HARD BUT BECAUSE EVEN YOUR
  • 00:36:05.060 --> 00:36:07.020
  • BODY AS A WOMAN IS CHANGING.
  • 00:36:07.040 --> 00:36:08.230
  • AND HOW AS DAUGHTERS, MAYBE WE HAVE WOULD
  • 00:36:08.250 --> 00:36:12.250
  • RESPONDED DIFFERENTLY OR WOULD HAVE BEEN HELPFUL
  • 00:36:12.270 --> 00:36:15.140
  • DIFFERENTLY BECAUSE WE'RE AWARE THAT OH, THEY'RE
  • 00:36:15.160 --> 00:36:17.190
  • ACTUALLY-- SHE'S HUMAN, AND SHE ACTUALLY FEELS
  • 00:36:17.210 --> 00:36:20.200
  • SAD WHEN THE OTHER WOMEN AT THE CHURCH IGNORE HER
  • 00:36:20.220 --> 00:36:23.140
  • OR DON'T INCLUDE HER IN SOMETHING.
  • 00:36:23.160 --> 00:36:25.160
  • THAT ACTUALLY HURTS HER.
  • 00:36:25.180 --> 00:36:27.260
  • LIKE, IT'S NOT LIKE SHE'S JUST NO BIG DEAL.
  • 00:36:27.280 --> 00:36:29.230
  • IT ACTUALLY HURTS HER HEART. SO THEN YOU
  • 00:36:29.250 --> 00:36:32.170
  • START TO LOOK AT THE HUMANITY OF YOUR PARENTS.
  • 00:36:32.190 --> 00:36:34.190
  • EVERY NOW AND THEN I'LL TELL THE BOYS I'M TIRED,
  • 00:36:34.210 --> 00:36:37.120
  • SO WE'RE ACTUALLY GONNA ALL MAKE DINNER.
  • 00:36:37.140 --> 00:36:39.080
  • WE'RE ALL PARTICIPATING.
  • 00:36:39.100 --> 00:36:41.210
  • THEN AFTER YOU GUYS SET THE TABLE, AFTERWARDS THE
  • 00:36:41.230 --> 00:36:44.120
  • DISHES, ME AND YOUR DAD ARE GONNA GO TALK.
  • 00:36:44.140 --> 00:36:47.190
  • BECAUSE WE HAVEN'T EVEN SEEN EACH OTHER ALL DAY
  • 00:36:47.210 --> 00:36:48.270
  • WHILE Y'ALL CLEAN THE DISHES.
  • 00:36:48.290 --> 00:36:50.230
  • AND I HAVE TO SET MYSELF UP FOR THE FACT THAT THE
  • 00:36:50.250 --> 00:36:53.220
  • DISHES ARE STILL GONNA BE DIRTY.
  • 00:36:53.240 --> 00:36:55.120
  • - THEY'RE NOT GONNA DO IT YOUR WAY.
  • 00:36:55.140 --> 00:36:56.270
  • - YOU WASH THEM AGAIN. PUT IT IN THE RIGHT PLACE.
  • 00:36:56.290 --> 00:37:00.210
  • - I HAVE TO LET GO OF THE PERFECTIONISM OF THE WAY
  • 00:37:00.230 --> 00:37:02.220
  • YOU'D LIKE IT TO BE, AND THAT'S ACTUALLY HARDER IN
  • 00:37:02.240 --> 00:37:05.210
  • OUR FAMILY FOR MY HUSBAND THAN IT IS FOR ME JUST TO
  • 00:37:05.230 --> 00:37:08.000
  • LET THEM, JUST LET THEM AT THE KITCHEN NO MATTER
  • 00:37:08.020 --> 00:37:10.170
  • WHAT IT WILL LOOK LIKE.
  • 00:37:10.190 --> 00:37:11.250
  • IN THE END, WHAT IT MEANS IS YOU AND I WILL HAVE
  • 00:37:11.270 --> 00:37:14.070
  • 20 MINUTES TO SIT OUTSIDE ON THE PATIO AND
  • 00:37:14.090 --> 00:37:16.070
  • TALK FOR A SECOND.
  • 00:37:16.090 --> 00:37:17.240
  • - THAT'S GOOD YOU'RE ACTUALLY TEACHING YOUR
  • 00:37:17.260 --> 00:37:19.100
  • BOY KIDS TO COOK. BECAUSE OUR--
  • 00:37:19.120 --> 00:37:22.140
  • - BECAUSE OUR BROTHERS DID NOT KNOW HOW TO COOK.
  • 00:37:22.160 --> 00:37:25.180
  • - THE PARADIGM HAS SHIFTED.
  • 00:37:25.200 --> 00:37:28.160
  • BOYS NEED TO LEARN HOW TO COOK.
  • 00:37:28.180 --> 00:37:29.290
  • - YES, THEY DO. I THINK SO.
  • 00:37:30.010 --> 00:37:33.140
  • WE HAD TO DO A LOT FOR MY BROTHERS.
  • 00:37:33.160 --> 00:37:37.050
  • - YOU DID?
  • 00:37:37.070 --> 00:37:38.120
  • - YES, SO MY YOUNGEST BROTHER NOW, HE'S A
  • 00:37:38.140 --> 00:37:40.160
  • HUSBAND AND A FATHER, AND WE ARE AMAZED AT WHAT HE
  • 00:37:40.180 --> 00:37:46.020
  • DOES BECAUSE WE THOUGHT HE COULD DO NOTHING.
  • 00:37:46.040 --> 00:37:48.170
  • - HE WAS PARALYZED.
  • 00:37:48.190 --> 00:37:50.200
  • - BUT HE'S THE BEST HUSBAND AND THE BEST--
  • 00:37:50.220 --> 00:37:53.080
  • HE WAS THE BABY. HE'S TURNED OUT OKAY.
  • 00:37:53.100 --> 00:37:57.020
  • WE'RE SURPRISED. [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:37:57.040 --> 00:38:00.090
  • - BACK TO THE SUPER HERO THING, YOU KNOW I LOOK AT
  • 00:38:00.110 --> 00:38:03.210
  • MY OWN MOM, AND MY GRANDMOTHER LIVED
  • 00:38:03.230 --> 00:38:05.280
  • TO BE 96 YEARS OLD.
  • 00:38:06.000 --> 00:38:07.290
  • BEAUTIFUL GRANDMOTHERS ON BOTH SIDES.
  • 00:38:08.010 --> 00:38:11.090
  • BUT TRULY, WE DIDN'T KNOW WHAT THEY
  • 00:38:11.110 --> 00:38:15.140
  • WERE GOING THROUGH.
  • 00:38:15.160 --> 00:38:17.170
  • AND MY BOYS HEAR A LOT COMPARED TO WHAT I DID.
  • 00:38:17.190 --> 00:38:21.150
  • MY MOM NEVER COMPLAINED.
  • 00:38:21.170 --> 00:38:24.120
  • ALL I KNEW IS I WAS NOT GOING TO BE A PASTOR'S
  • 00:38:24.140 --> 00:38:28.130
  • WIFE. I'D LOOK AT MY MOM AND GO I DON'T KNOW WHAT--
  • 00:38:28.150 --> 00:38:32.040
  • I KNOW I'M GONNA BE IN MINISTRY, BUT FOR SURE
  • 00:38:32.060 --> 00:38:35.040
  • I'M NOT GONNA BE A PASTOR'S WIFE.
  • 00:38:35.060 --> 00:38:37.070
  • THAT'S NOT WHAT I WAS GONNA DO BECAUSE I
  • 00:38:37.090 --> 00:38:39.090
  • ADMIRE, YOU NOT ONLY HAVE YOUR OWN FAMILY, BUT YOU
  • 00:38:39.110 --> 00:38:42.180
  • HAVE THE FAMILY THERE AT THE CHURCH.
  • 00:38:42.200 --> 00:38:44.200
  • AND THAT'S A HUGE ROLE TO PLAY.
  • 00:38:44.220 --> 00:38:46.230
  • AND I ADMIRE YOU.
  • 00:38:46.250 --> 00:38:48.160
  • I ADORE YOU FOR WHAT YOU AND YOUR HUSBAND HAVE
  • 00:38:48.180 --> 00:38:51.200
  • DONE IN THIS CITY.
  • 00:38:51.220 --> 00:38:53.270
  • - I'M KIND OF CURIOUS ABOUT YOU THOUGH, BECAUSE
  • 00:38:53.290 --> 00:38:56.030
  • THERE'S A QUESTION YOU ASKED MY MOM, AND I WAS
  • 00:38:56.050 --> 00:38:57.200
  • THINKING I WONDER HOW MISS LAURIE WOULD ANSWER
  • 00:38:57.220 --> 00:38:59.150
  • THAT. WHAT WOULD YOU HAVE DONE DIFFERENTLY WITH
  • 00:38:59.170 --> 00:39:01.260
  • YOUR TWO BOYS LOOKING BACK?
  • 00:39:01.280 --> 00:39:05.290
  • - UM, I PROBABLY WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN SO
  • 00:39:06.010 --> 00:39:09.200
  • HARD ON MY FIRST ONE.
  • 00:39:09.220 --> 00:39:12.040
  • PROBABLY A LITTLE HARDER ON MY SECOND ONE.
  • 00:39:12.060 --> 00:39:14.210
  • NO. I WAS PRETTY HARD ON MY LITTLE ONE.
  • 00:39:14.230 --> 00:39:17.000
  • JUST, HE TRAVELED AT THE TIME WITH MY-- THEY WISH
  • 00:39:17.020 --> 00:39:22.290
  • I WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN SO HARD ON THEM EITHER,
  • 00:39:23.010 --> 00:39:24.280
  • MOM AND DAD CROUCH.
  • 00:39:25.000 --> 00:39:26.100
  • BUT WE WERE GOING TO PLACES THAT, WE WERE
  • 00:39:26.120 --> 00:39:28.080
  • GOING TO PRESIDENT OFFICES AROUND THE WORLD,
  • 00:39:28.100 --> 00:39:30.290
  • AND HE HAD TO BE GOOD, AND HE HAD TO BE QUIET,
  • 00:39:31.010 --> 00:39:33.130
  • SO I WAS PRETTY ROUGH ON HIM.
  • 00:39:33.150 --> 00:39:36.260
  • BUT BOY, HE'S A GOOD KID. HE'S SO SWEET.
  • 00:39:36.280 --> 00:39:39.290
  • LET ME THINK ABOUT THAT AND I'LL GET BACK TO YOU.
  • 00:39:40.010 --> 00:39:46.060
  • OKAY, WHAT ABOUT DISCIPLINE?
  • 00:39:46.080 --> 00:39:48.050
  • THAT'S A HUGE, YOU KNOW WE HAVE SWUNG IN THIS
  • 00:39:48.070 --> 00:39:50.250
  • BEAUTIFUL UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • 00:39:50.270 --> 00:39:52.230
  • ON WHAT DISCIPLINE IS.
  • 00:39:52.250 --> 00:39:54.110
  • MY DADDY AND MY MAMA BELIEVED IN SPANKING.
  • 00:39:54.130 --> 00:39:57.270
  • - YES, YES.
  • 00:39:57.290 --> 00:40:00.060
  • THE BIBLE SAID SPARE THE ROD, SPOIL THE CHILD.
  • 00:40:00.080 --> 00:40:04.090
  • I KNOW WE HAVE TO BE CAREFUL HOW WE USE THE
  • 00:40:04.110 --> 00:40:06.030
  • ROD, BUT GO AHEAD LAURIE.
  • 00:40:06.050 --> 00:40:08.090
  • - BUT THAT'S A BIG DEAL NOW, YOU KNOW.
  • 00:40:08.110 --> 00:40:14.180
  • MY DAD DIDN'T BELIEVE IN A TIME OUT. EVER.
  • 00:40:14.200 --> 00:40:19.080
  • HE DIDN'T COUNT TO THREE.
  • 00:40:19.100 --> 00:40:21.000
  • - I LIKE THAT.
  • 00:40:21.020 --> 00:40:22.050
  • - YOU KNOW.
  • 00:40:22.070 --> 00:40:23.190
  • AND DO YOU HAVE ANYTHING TO SPEAK TO THAT?
  • 00:40:23.210 --> 00:40:27.110
  • - WELL, I DO THINK WE'VE SWUNG WAY TOO FAR
  • 00:40:27.130 --> 00:40:29.000
  • IN THE WRONG DIRECTION.
  • 00:40:29.020 --> 00:40:30.240
  • I HAVE HAD TO RESTRAIN MYSELF AT TIMES BEING FOR
  • 00:40:30.260 --> 00:40:33.110
  • EXAMPLE IN A GROCERY STORE AND LISTENING TO A
  • 00:40:33.130 --> 00:40:36.040
  • KID BEHIND ME TALK TO HIS MOTHER ANY OLD KIND OF
  • 00:40:36.060 --> 00:40:39.020
  • WAY AND I MEAN I HAD TO RESTRAIN MYSELF FROM
  • 00:40:39.040 --> 00:40:41.190
  • TURNING AROUND AND GETTING AFTER THIS KID
  • 00:40:41.210 --> 00:40:43.170
  • TALKING TO HIS MOTHER THAT WAY.
  • 00:40:43.190 --> 00:40:45.070
  • I COULDN'T BELIEVE THAT SHE WOULD JUST ALLOW THAT.
  • 00:40:45.090 --> 00:40:47.160
  • SO YOU'RE RIGHT, WE'VE GONE THE OTHER DIRECTION.
  • 00:40:47.180 --> 00:40:49.090
  • AGAIN WE'RE LETTING THE KIDS KIND OF RUN THE SHOW
  • 00:40:49.110 --> 00:40:52.080
  • AND NOT HAVE TO LEARN RESPECT AND THOSE SORTS
  • 00:40:52.100 --> 00:40:54.210
  • OF THINGS AND SELF-CONTROL.
  • 00:40:54.230 --> 00:40:56.270
  • SO WE DO DISCIPLINE OUR KIDS.
  • 00:40:56.290 --> 00:40:58.180
  • I'M NOT A FAN OF SPANKING, BUT I DO AGREE,
  • 00:40:58.200 --> 00:41:03.290
  • I DO AGREE WITH THE PRINCIPLE THAT A
  • 00:41:04.010 --> 00:41:08.190
  • CONTROLLED SPANKING IS SOMETIMES IT IS WHAT IT
  • 00:41:08.210 --> 00:41:12.160
  • IS AND THAT'S WHAT A CHILD NEEDS TO GET
  • 00:41:12.180 --> 00:41:13.290
  • THEMSELVES IN ORDER.
  • 00:41:14.010 --> 00:41:15.200
  • I THINK OBVIOUSLY THAT CAN BE TAKEN TO THE FAR
  • 00:41:15.220 --> 00:41:17.200
  • EXTREME TOO AND CAN BECOME ABUSIVE, AND THEN
  • 00:41:17.220 --> 00:41:20.020
  • THAT'S NOT IN ANY WAY WHAT THE
  • 00:41:20.040 --> 00:41:22.030
  • SCRIPTURE IS SUGGESTING.
  • 00:41:22.050 --> 00:41:24.050
  • BUT I ALSO DO THINK, I HAD A FRIEND YEARS AGO
  • 00:41:24.070 --> 00:41:27.010
  • WHO WROTE A BOOK CALLED CREATIVE CORRECTION, AND
  • 00:41:27.030 --> 00:41:29.150
  • I DO THINK THERE ARE SOME CREATIVE WAYS THAT YOU
  • 00:41:29.170 --> 00:41:31.240
  • CAN CORRECT THAT INSTEAD OF REVERTING TO SPANKING
  • 00:41:31.260 --> 00:41:34.170
  • FIRST, TO JUST TAKE A MINUTE TO MAKE SURE YOUR
  • 00:41:34.190 --> 00:41:37.270
  • BOILING POINT HAS GONE DOWN, WHICH I APPRECIATE
  • 00:41:37.290 --> 00:41:40.120
  • SO MUCH NOW BECAUSE I REALIZE THAT'S
  • 00:41:40.140 --> 00:41:42.000
  • WHAT DADDY WAS DOING.
  • 00:41:42.020 --> 00:41:43.180
  • HE WOULD SEND US TO OUR ROOM, BUT THEN IT WOULD
  • 00:41:43.200 --> 00:41:45.130
  • TAKE HIM 25 MINUTES TO COME.
  • 00:41:45.150 --> 00:41:47.100
  • - JUST LIKE MY DAD.
  • 00:41:47.120 --> 00:41:49.050
  • - IT WAS EXCRUCIATING, BUT IT WAS SO THAT HE
  • 00:41:49.070 --> 00:41:51.250
  • COULD CALM DOWN AND SETTLE AND MAKE SURE THAT
  • 00:41:51.270 --> 00:41:54.040
  • DISCIPLINE, IT'S NOT ABOUT GETTING
  • 00:41:54.060 --> 00:41:55.230
  • YOUR ANGER OUT.
  • 00:41:55.250 --> 00:41:57.020
  • IT'S SUPPOSED TO BE ABOUT CORRECTING YOUR CHILD AND
  • 00:41:57.040 --> 00:41:59.030
  • HELPING THEM TO SEE A BETTER WAY TO
  • 00:41:59.050 --> 00:42:01.110
  • NAVIGATE THE SITUATION.
  • 00:42:01.130 --> 00:42:04.000
  • BUT I ALSO THINK THAT DURING THAT TIME THERE
  • 00:42:04.020 --> 00:42:06.170
  • COULD BE SOME THOUGHT PUT INTO SOME
  • 00:42:06.190 --> 00:42:07.280
  • CREATIVE WAYS TO CORRECT.
  • 00:42:08.000 --> 00:42:09.110
  • SO FOR EXAMPLE CHRYSTAL DID THIS, MY OLDER
  • 00:42:09.130 --> 00:42:11.050
  • SISTER, RAISING HER FIRST CHILD WHO IS NOW MARRIED
  • 00:42:11.070 --> 00:42:13.220
  • WITH A CHILD OF HER OWN.
  • 00:42:13.240 --> 00:42:15.210
  • WHEN SHE WAS RAISING HER, SHE KEPT-- WELL, THERE WERE
  • 00:42:15.230 --> 00:42:19.270
  • SEVERAL THINGS SHE DID CREATIVELY, BUT ONE OF
  • 00:42:19.290 --> 00:42:22.070
  • THEM WAS SHE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE TAKING THINGS UPSTAIRS.
  • 00:42:22.090 --> 00:42:25.070
  • THERE WAS A BASKET THERE THAT ANYTHING THAT NEEDED
  • 00:42:25.090 --> 00:42:27.210
  • TO GO UPSTAIRS BACK TO HER ROOM WOULD BE PUT IN
  • 00:42:27.230 --> 00:42:30.030
  • THAT BASKET, AND IT WAS HER RESPONSIBILITY
  • 00:42:30.050 --> 00:42:31.260
  • TO GET THAT UPSTAIRS. SHE WOULD JUST AVOID IT.
  • 00:42:31.280 --> 00:42:34.020
  • SHE WOULD AVOID IT.
  • 00:42:34.040 --> 00:42:35.100
  • SO CHRYSTAL GAVE HER THE WHOLE BASKET, WHICH WAS
  • 00:42:35.120 --> 00:42:36.280
  • NOW FULL, AND SHE HAD TO RUN UP THE STAIRS TO HER
  • 00:42:37.000 --> 00:42:40.170
  • ROOM WITH THE BASKET, PUT EVERYTHING AWAY,
  • 00:42:40.190 --> 00:42:43.010
  • PUT EVERYTHING BACK IN THE BASKET, RUN BACK
  • 00:42:43.030 --> 00:42:45.070
  • DOWNSTAIRS, RUN BACK UP THE STAIRS WITH THE BASKET.
  • 00:42:45.090 --> 00:42:47.260
  • AND SHE HAD TO DO THAT, I DON'T KNOW,
  • 00:42:47.280 --> 00:42:49.070
  • TEN OR FIFTEEN TIMES.
  • 00:42:49.090 --> 00:42:50.130
  • IT WAS A BIG HUFFING AND PUFFING MAJOR THING, BUT
  • 00:42:50.150 --> 00:42:53.230
  • SHE DIDN'T FORGET THAT BASKET ANYMORE AFTER
  • 00:42:53.250 --> 00:42:55.070
  • SHE HAD TO DO THAT.
  • 00:42:55.090 --> 00:42:57.070
  • WHEN SHE WASN'T KEEPING HER ROOM CLEAN, MY SISTER
  • 00:42:57.090 --> 00:42:59.200
  • TOOK THE DOOR OFF THE HINGES AND TOOK THE DOOR
  • 00:42:59.220 --> 00:43:03.190
  • COMPLETELY OUT, AND WHEN SHE STILL WASN'T CLEANING
  • 00:43:03.210 --> 00:43:06.090
  • HER ROOM WELL AFTER NO LONGER HAVING PRIVACY,
  • 00:43:06.110 --> 00:43:08.160
  • SHE HAD TO MOVE OUT OF HER ROOM AND SHE HAD TO
  • 00:43:08.180 --> 00:43:10.140
  • SLEEP DOWNSTAIRS IN THE LIVING ROOM.
  • 00:43:10.160 --> 00:43:12.110
  • SHE DIDN'T HAVE THE RIGHTS TO HER ROOM ANYMORE.
  • 00:43:12.130 --> 00:43:14.120
  • - I AM LEARNING A LOT TODAY.
  • 00:43:14.140 --> 00:43:16.270
  • - BUT YOU BETTER BELIEVE CARRIE STARTED CLEANING
  • 00:43:16.290 --> 00:43:18.240
  • UP HER ROOM AFTER THAT. SO I JUST WONDER IF THERE
  • 00:43:18.260 --> 00:43:21.020
  • ARE SOME CREATIVE WAYS THAT ARE MORE SPECIFICALLY
  • 00:43:21.040 --> 00:43:24.220
  • CONNECTED TO THE OFFENSE THAT MAYBE COULD BE MORE
  • 00:43:24.240 --> 00:43:28.040
  • MEMORABLE TO OUR KID.
  • 00:43:28.060 --> 00:43:29.250
  • AND I'M NOT SUGGESTING THAT YOU DON'T SPANK, BUT
  • 00:43:29.270 --> 00:43:31.250
  • I AM SAYING THINK ABOUT IS THERE SOMETHING ELSE I
  • 00:43:31.270 --> 00:43:34.040
  • CAN DO THAT ACTUALLY IS GONNA GET THEM TO LEARN
  • 00:43:34.060 --> 00:43:37.000
  • THIS PARTICULAR PRINCIPLE.
  • 00:43:37.020 --> 00:43:38.220
  • - I LOVE THAT. YEAH.
  • 00:43:38.240 --> 00:43:41.100
  • AND THE NAME OF THAT BOOK?
  • 00:43:41.120 --> 00:43:43.100
  • - IT'S CALLED CREATIVE CORRECTION.
  • 00:43:43.120 --> 00:43:45.050
  • I THINK IT MIGHT BE A DECADE OLD NOW,
  • 00:43:45.070 --> 00:43:46.270
  • BY LISA WELCHEL.
  • 00:43:46.290 --> 00:43:48.190
  • AND SHE JUST TALKS ABOUT CREATIVE OPTIONS OF
  • 00:43:48.210 --> 00:43:51.170
  • DISCIPLINE FOR YOUR CHILDREN BASED
  • 00:43:51.190 --> 00:43:53.010
  • ON CERTAIN INFRACTIONS.
  • 00:43:53.030 --> 00:43:54.280
  • AND MAYBE YOU MIGHT JUST FIND A WAY TO MOTIVATE
  • 00:43:55.000 --> 00:43:57.100
  • YOUR KID TOWARDS SOMETHING.
  • 00:43:57.120 --> 00:43:59.190
  • - WHAT'S THE ROLE OF A GRANDMOTHER IN
  • 00:43:59.210 --> 00:44:06.010
  • GRANDCHILDREN'S LIVES?
  • 00:44:06.030 --> 00:44:09.070
  • - YOU KNOW LAURIE, I HAD TO REALLY LEARN WHAT THAT
  • 00:44:09.090 --> 00:44:11.260
  • WAS BECAUSE YOU'VE LIVED 18, 20 SOMETHING YEARS
  • 00:44:11.280 --> 00:44:16.180
  • TELLING EVERYBODY WHAT TO DO AND HOPEFULLY
  • 00:44:16.200 --> 00:44:18.270
  • THEM FOLLOWING YOUR DIRECTIONS, AND NOW
  • 00:44:18.290 --> 00:44:22.060
  • YOU HAVE TO WORK THROUGH THE FACT THAT YOU CAN'T
  • 00:44:22.080 --> 00:44:26.050
  • INVADE ANOTHER FAMILY.
  • 00:44:26.070 --> 00:44:28.030
  • IT MIGHT BE YOUR DAUGHTER BUT SHE'S MARRIED TO
  • 00:44:28.050 --> 00:44:30.040
  • SOMEONE, AND THEY PROBABLY HAVE
  • 00:44:30.060 --> 00:44:31.240
  • DIFFERENT RULES AND DIFFERENT THINGS.
  • 00:44:31.260 --> 00:44:33.170
  • SO I HAD TO WORK THROUGH THAT BECAUSE I WAS STILL
  • 00:44:33.190 --> 00:44:37.280
  • IN THE MODE OF TELLING. AND WHY AREN'T YOU NOT.
  • 00:44:38.000 --> 00:44:43.100
  • AND SO IT'S A DIFFERENT ROLE, SUPPORTING YOUR
  • 00:44:43.120 --> 00:44:46.200
  • CHILDREN. KIND OF FIND OUT WHERE THE NEED IS AND
  • 00:44:46.220 --> 00:44:50.090
  • SUPPORT. THEY WILL CALL AND TELL ME THEY'RE WORKING
  • 00:44:50.110 --> 00:44:52.080
  • ON CERTAIN THINGS IN THEIR CHILDREN'S LIVES,
  • 00:44:52.100 --> 00:44:54.090
  • SO WHEN I'M AROUND THEM, I TRY TO BE POSITIVE
  • 00:44:54.110 --> 00:44:57.090
  • ABOUT THAT. YES, PLANT SEED INTO THAT.
  • 00:44:57.110 --> 00:45:00.200
  • SO IT'S KIND OF A HANDS-OFF BUT YOU KIND OF
  • 00:45:00.220 --> 00:45:03.120
  • WANT TO HAVE YOUR HANDS ON.
  • 00:45:03.140 --> 00:45:05.070
  • IT'S REALLY DIFFERENT. DIFFERENT.
  • 00:45:05.090 --> 00:45:08.160
  • BUT I FEEL LIKE WHERE I FEEL I'M HAVING AN
  • 00:45:08.180 --> 00:45:12.020
  • IMPACT, I HOPE IS ENCOURAGING WHATEVER THEY
  • 00:45:12.040 --> 00:45:16.250
  • NEED, MAKING SURE THEY HEAR FROM THEIR
  • 00:45:16.270 --> 00:45:20.060
  • GRANDMOTHER AND EVEN TONY, WE WILL TELL DADDY, YOU
  • 00:45:20.080 --> 00:45:23.140
  • MIGHT NEED TO SAY A WORD HERE OR A WORD THERE.
  • 00:45:23.160 --> 00:45:26.190
  • SO THAT'S WHERE WE ARE AS GRANDPARENTS.
  • 00:45:26.210 --> 00:45:28.170
  • - I LOVE THAT.
  • 00:45:28.190 --> 00:45:29.200
  • - AND JUST LOVING ON THEM.
  • 00:45:29.220 --> 00:45:31.010
  • I LOVE WHEN THEY SIT BETWEEN ME IN SERVICE BECAUSE
  • 00:45:31.030 --> 00:45:33.070
  • THEN I, THEY'RE ON THEIR IPADS AND IPHONES,
  • 00:45:33.090 --> 00:45:35.240
  • BUT I STILL PUT THE BIBLE IN FRONT OF THEM.
  • 00:45:35.260 --> 00:45:38.180
  • THERE'S A WORD HERE.
  • 00:45:38.200 --> 00:45:40.250
  • BECAUSE THEY DON'T USE THE BIBLE PER SE, THE KIDS.
  • 00:45:40.270 --> 00:45:44.000
  • THEY USE THE IPAD.
  • 00:45:44.020 --> 00:45:45.150
  • - YOU WANT THEM TO SEE THE PAGES.
  • 00:45:45.170 --> 00:45:47.060
  • - I WANT THEM TO SEE THE PAGES. AND LIKE SUNDAY
  • 00:45:47.080 --> 00:45:50.010
  • THEY USED A DIFFERENT VERSION THAN WHAT I HAD
  • 00:45:50.030 --> 00:45:52.110
  • SO JOEL LOOKED AT ME AND SAID IT'S DIFFERENT.
  • 00:45:52.130 --> 00:45:55.020
  • I SAID IT'S A DIFFERENT VERSION.
  • 00:45:55.040 --> 00:45:56.170
  • SO I WAS ABLE TO KIND OF TALK THROUGH SOME THINGS.
  • 00:45:56.190 --> 00:45:58.210
  • SO I LOVE THAT THEY'RE IN CHURCH, AND I HOPE I'M
  • 00:45:58.230 --> 00:46:00.260
  • ANSWERING YOUR QUESTION.
  • 00:46:00.280 --> 00:46:02.050
  • - ABSOLUTELY.
  • 00:46:02.070 --> 00:46:03.150
  • - SO IT'S KIND OF HANDS OFF BECAUSE YOU WANT TO
  • 00:46:03.170 --> 00:46:04.180
  • RESPECT THE FAMILY.
  • 00:46:04.200 --> 00:46:05.280
  • - BUT I THINK IT'S SO IMPORTANT TO SUPPORT WHAT
  • 00:46:06.000 --> 00:46:08.000
  • THEY'RE HEARING AT HOME, WHAT THEY'RE DEALING WITH
  • 00:46:08.020 --> 00:46:11.020
  • AT HOME AND HAVE THAT SUPPORT.
  • 00:46:11.040 --> 00:46:12.200
  • THAT'S AMAZING.
  • 00:46:12.220 --> 00:46:13.280
  • - AND I THINK THAT MY MOM IS ALSO BEING VERY
  • 00:46:14.000 --> 00:46:17.130
  • CONSISTENT AND MY DAD ABOUT STILL HAVING SOME
  • 00:46:17.150 --> 00:46:19.210
  • TRADITIONS THAT ARE ROOTED IN OUR HISTORY.
  • 00:46:19.230 --> 00:46:23.210
  • SO NOW MY PARENTS HAVE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN NOW.
  • 00:46:23.230 --> 00:46:26.030
  • I HAVE TWO GREAT GRANDCHILDREN AND EVERY
  • 00:46:26.050 --> 00:46:28.170
  • FOURTH OF JULY, EVERY CHRISTMAS, THERE ARE
  • 00:46:28.190 --> 00:46:30.290
  • GONNA BE CERTAIN-- EVERY EASTER WE'RE TOGETHER.
  • 00:46:31.010 --> 00:46:33.210
  • EVERY FIRST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH MY ENTIRE FAMILY
  • 00:46:33.230 --> 00:46:37.140
  • HAS DINNER TOGETHER.
  • 00:46:37.160 --> 00:46:38.280
  • AND THAT'S SPURRED ON BY GRANDPARENTS WHO ARE
  • 00:46:39.000 --> 00:46:41.130
  • SAYING ACTUALLY WE'RE GONNA COME TOGETHER
  • 00:46:41.150 --> 00:46:43.040
  • AND DO CERTAIN THINGS TOGETHER.
  • 00:46:43.060 --> 00:46:44.230
  • SO MY MOM'S SORT OF STILL THE SPEARHEAD WITH THAT.
  • 00:46:44.250 --> 00:46:47.030
  • WE RECENTLY HAD A CONVERSATION BECAUSE
  • 00:46:47.050 --> 00:46:49.000
  • IT'S A LOT OF US NOW.
  • 00:46:49.020 --> 00:46:50.220
  • - YES.
  • 00:46:50.240 --> 00:46:52.030
  • - JUST THE CHILDREN ALONE ARE LIKE 18 GRANDKIDS.
  • 00:46:52.050 --> 00:46:54.190
  • AND THEN THERE'S ALL OF US AND OUR SPOUSES.
  • 00:46:54.210 --> 00:46:56.290
  • AND SO WE EVEN HAD A CONVERSATION ABOUT THAT
  • 00:46:57.010 --> 00:46:59.120
  • RECENTLY ABOUT WELL, YOU KNOW, CHRISTMAS IS A LOT
  • 00:46:59.140 --> 00:47:02.150
  • OF COOKING BECAUSE WE ALL WANT MY MOTHER'S COOKING.
  • 00:47:02.170 --> 00:47:04.260
  • WE WANT MY MOM'S--
  • 00:47:04.280 --> 00:47:06.080
  • - THEY ALL HAVE A SPECIAL DISH AND
  • 00:47:06.100 --> 00:47:07.180
  • IT'S LIKE 12 DISHES. LIKE WHAT?
  • 00:47:07.200 --> 00:47:09.250
  • - AND YOU PROBABLY HEARD HER ACCENT.
  • 00:47:09.270 --> 00:47:12.010
  • SHE'S FROM GUYANA SOUTH AMERICA SO WE'D GET THE
  • 00:47:12.030 --> 00:47:14.170
  • GUYANESE FOOD THAT WE LOVE ON CHRISTMAS SO WE'RE ALL
  • 00:47:14.190 --> 00:47:17.220
  • WAITING FOR IT.
  • 00:47:17.240 --> 00:47:19.130
  • SO THERE ARE STILL SOME THINGS WE WANT MY MOM TO
  • 00:47:19.150 --> 00:47:21.110
  • COOK, BUT SHE'S BEEN VERY HONEST WITH US, I STILL
  • 00:47:21.130 --> 00:47:23.030
  • WANT THE TRADITION BUT WE ALL HAVE TO PARTICIPATE
  • 00:47:23.050 --> 00:47:26.220
  • BECAUSE NOW-- CAN WE DO IT A DIFFERENT WAY OR IN
  • 00:47:26.240 --> 00:47:30.090
  • A DIFFERENT PLACE OR WHERE THERE'S MORE ROOM.
  • 00:47:30.110 --> 00:47:32.160
  • WE JUST HAVE TO NEGOTIATE IT BUT IT'S STILL ROOTED
  • 00:47:32.180 --> 00:47:34.230
  • IN THE TRADITION THAT STARTS AT THE HELM AND
  • 00:47:34.250 --> 00:47:38.100
  • SORT OF FILTERS DOWN.
  • 00:47:38.120 --> 00:47:39.230
  • SO IN THAT WAY FOR OUR CHILDREN, THEY DO NOT
  • 00:47:39.250 --> 00:47:42.130
  • KNOW A CHRISTMAS OUTSIDE OF YEAH, WE WAKE UP AND
  • 00:47:42.150 --> 00:47:45.170
  • DO SOMETHING TOGETHER WITH OUR LITTLE FAMILY,
  • 00:47:45.190 --> 00:47:47.210
  • BUT THEN WE'RE GOING TO NONNY AND POPPY'S HOUSE.
  • 00:47:47.230 --> 00:47:49.200
  • AND THEY CAN'T EVEN IMAGINE A CHRISTMAS THAT
  • 00:47:49.220 --> 00:47:52.190
  • DOESN'T INVOLVE NONNY AND POPPY.
  • 00:47:52.210 --> 00:47:54.090
  • THEY WOULDN'T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH THAT.
  • 00:47:54.110 --> 00:47:56.030
  • SO THE FACT THAT THEY STILL HAVE THAT IS A TREASURE.
  • 00:47:56.050 --> 00:48:00.030
  • AND I'M THINKING ABOUT THE PERSON WHO MAYBE
  • 00:48:00.050 --> 00:48:02.120
  • THEIR PARENTS HAVE PASSED ON, OR THEIR GRANDPARENTS
  • 00:48:02.140 --> 00:48:05.000
  • HAVE PASSED ON, THEY DON'T HAVE THAT.
  • 00:48:05.020 --> 00:48:06.160
  • WELL DON'T BE DISCOURAGED.
  • 00:48:06.180 --> 00:48:09.000
  • BE EXCITED BECAUSE THAT MEANS IT'S YOU.
  • 00:48:09.020 --> 00:48:11.150
  • YOU'RE THE ONE THAT GETS TO DECIDE WHAT DO I WANT
  • 00:48:11.170 --> 00:48:13.210
  • THE TRADITION TO BE THAT I START WITH MY KIDS THAT
  • 00:48:13.230 --> 00:48:16.050
  • WE CAN CONTINUE WHEN MY GRANDKIDS COME AND JUST
  • 00:48:16.070 --> 00:48:18.140
  • START THAT TRADITION. AND KEEP DOING IT.
  • 00:48:18.160 --> 00:48:21.020
  • - LET ME MENTION BRIEFLY, I'M SORRY TO
  • 00:48:21.040 --> 00:48:23.210
  • INTERRUPT YOU, BUT SHE'S USED TO THAT.
  • 00:48:23.230 --> 00:48:25.110
  • I CUT THEM OFF ALL THE TIME BECAUSE
  • 00:48:25.130 --> 00:48:27.040
  • I'M USING THE AGE THING.
  • 00:48:27.060 --> 00:48:28.270
  • IF I DON'T SPEAK RIGHT NOW, I'LL FORGET.
  • 00:48:28.290 --> 00:48:30.250
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:48:30.270 --> 00:48:33.020
  • BUT ONE THING YOU FORGOT.
  • 00:48:33.040 --> 00:48:34.220
  • - TELL THEM HOW OLD YOU ARE BY THE WAY.
  • 00:48:34.240 --> 00:48:36.010
  • - NO, I DON'T WANT TO DO THAT BECAUSE TODAY DOES
  • 00:48:36.030 --> 00:48:37.130
  • NOT REFLECT MY AGE. THIS IS NOT MY HAIR.
  • 00:48:37.150 --> 00:48:40.200
  • - PRISCILLA: THAT WAS A LOT OF INFORMATION!
  • 00:48:40.220 --> 00:48:43.150
  • - TOO MUCH INFORMATION.
  • 00:48:43.170 --> 00:48:44.230
  • - TMI. A LITTLE TMI.
  • 00:48:44.250 --> 00:48:46.130
  • - BUT LET ME BACK UP A LITTLE BIT.
  • 00:48:46.150 --> 00:48:47.270
  • EVEN WHEN WE GET TOGETHER AS A FAMILY, A PART OF
  • 00:48:47.290 --> 00:48:51.120
  • THE TRADITION OF GETTING TOGETHER IS THE CHILDREN
  • 00:48:51.140 --> 00:48:53.140
  • SAYING THEIR BIBLE VERSES. AND THEY RUN.
  • 00:48:53.160 --> 00:48:56.270
  • MY HUSBAND PUTS A CHAIR UP IN THE ROOM, AND THE
  • 00:48:56.290 --> 00:48:59.210
  • KIDS RUN IN COMPETITION WITH EACH OTHER TO SAY
  • 00:48:59.230 --> 00:49:02.180
  • THEIR VERSES, EVEN THE LITTLE ONES.
  • 00:49:02.200 --> 00:49:04.010
  • THE LITTLE TWO YEAR OLD WE LET HER SING.
  • 00:49:04.030 --> 00:49:06.280
  • - PRISCILLA: SHE SINGS A VERSE.
  • 00:49:07.000 --> 00:49:08.180
  • - THE POINT IS WE'RE INSTILLING IN OUR
  • 00:49:08.200 --> 00:49:10.220
  • GRANDCHILDREN, LIKE THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, THE WORD.
  • 00:49:10.240 --> 00:49:14.200
  • - BEAUTIFUL. BEAUTIFUL.
  • 00:49:14.220 --> 00:49:16.180
  • PRISCILLA, WE'VE GOT A FEW MORE MINUTES IN
  • 00:49:16.200 --> 00:49:18.140
  • THIS BEAUTIFUL SHOW.
  • 00:49:18.160 --> 00:49:19.280
  • I HAVE LOVED THIS, EVERY MINUTE OF THIS.
  • 00:49:20.000 --> 00:49:22.070
  • I LOVE WHEN YOU SPEAK ABOUT THE FAMILY.
  • 00:49:22.090 --> 00:49:25.000
  • I LOVE THE BLESSING THAT YOU PRAY OVER YOUR BOYS.
  • 00:49:25.020 --> 00:49:27.150
  • FOR THE LAST LITTLE WHILE, WHY DON'T YOU LOOK
  • 00:49:27.170 --> 00:49:29.170
  • INTO THAT CAMERA AND JUST MINISTER TO THE PEOPLE
  • 00:49:29.190 --> 00:49:32.040
  • AND ENCOURAGE THEM UNTIL WE GO OUT.
  • 00:49:32.060 --> 00:49:34.260
  • - OKAY. I'D LOVE TO DO THAT.
  • 00:49:34.280 --> 00:49:36.230
  • I DO WANT TO ENCOURAGE YOU TO NOT STRIVE FOR
  • 00:49:36.250 --> 00:49:39.210
  • PERFECTION IN YOUR PARENTING.
  • 00:49:39.230 --> 00:49:41.040
  • JUST CONSISTENCY.
  • 00:49:41.060 --> 00:49:43.090
  • JUST PICK WHAT IT IS THAT YOU WANT TO DO THAT YOU
  • 00:49:43.110 --> 00:49:45.130
  • WANT TO BE FAITHFUL ABOUT AND CONSISTENT ABOUT WITH
  • 00:49:45.150 --> 00:49:47.200
  • YOUR CHILDREN, WHETHER IT'S BAKING BREAD.
  • 00:49:47.220 --> 00:49:50.220
  • YOU DECIDE I WANT TO BAKE BREAD SO MY KIDS CAN
  • 00:49:50.240 --> 00:49:52.200
  • REMEMBER THE SMELL OF BREAD BAKING.
  • 00:49:52.220 --> 00:49:55.080
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE PERFECT AT IT.
  • 00:49:55.100 --> 00:49:56.220
  • JUST DECIDE IF THAT'S WHAT YOU WANT TO DO,
  • 00:49:56.240 --> 00:49:58.000
  • JUST DO IT.
  • 00:49:58.020 --> 00:49:59.110
  • IF IT'S THAT YOU WANT TO HAVE A MEAL AROUND A
  • 00:49:59.130 --> 00:50:00.280
  • TABLE, PICK THE TWO NIGHTS A WEEK THIS WEEK
  • 00:50:01.000 --> 00:50:03.110
  • YOU CAN GET IT DONE AND DO IT.
  • 00:50:03.130 --> 00:50:05.120
  • IF IT'S THAT YOU WANT TO HAVE DEVOTIONS, DO IT.
  • 00:50:05.140 --> 00:50:07.230
  • JUST START.
  • 00:50:07.250 --> 00:50:09.020
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE PERFECT BUT YOUR KIDS
  • 00:50:09.040 --> 00:50:11.000
  • WILL REMEMBER WHATEVER IT IS THAT YOU'RE DOING
  • 00:50:11.020 --> 00:50:12.250
  • CONSISTENTLY AND FAITHFULLY.
  • 00:50:12.270 --> 00:50:14.210
  • AND THAT'S WHAT WE HAD GROWING UP.
  • 00:50:14.230 --> 00:50:16.180
  • I WILL SAY THAT IT WASN'T PERFECTION,
  • 00:50:16.200 --> 00:50:18.180
  • IT WAS CONSISTENT INTENTIONAL PARENTS.
  • 00:50:18.200 --> 00:50:22.170
  • AND I'M SO GRATEFUL FOR THAT NOW.
  • 00:50:22.190 --> 00:50:23.290
  • YOUR KIDS WILL BE TOO.
  • 00:50:24.010 --> 00:50:25.120
  • IF YOU'RE ON THE OTHER SIDE OF RAISING YOUR
  • 00:50:25.140 --> 00:50:26.260
  • CHILDREN AND YOU FEEL MAYBE A LITTLE
  • 00:50:26.280 --> 00:50:28.120
  • DISCOURAGED BECAUSE YOU'RE LOOKING BACK
  • 00:50:28.140 --> 00:50:29.250
  • THINKING, MAN, THERE ARE SO MANY THINGS I WOULD
  • 00:50:29.270 --> 00:50:31.150
  • HAVE DONE DIFFERENTLY, WELCOME TO THE CLUB.
  • 00:50:31.170 --> 00:50:33.190
  • THERE ARE SO MANY THINGS THAT ALL OF US AS PARENTS
  • 00:50:33.210 --> 00:50:35.280
  • LOOK BACK AND WOULD HAVE DONE DIFFERENTLY,
  • 00:50:36.000 --> 00:50:38.200
  • BUT IT'S OKAY BECAUSE THE HOLY SPIRIT'S
  • 00:50:38.220 --> 00:50:40.130
  • GOT YOU COVERED.
  • 00:50:40.150 --> 00:50:41.220
  • THERE'S GRACE AND MERCY THAT IS SUFFICIENT FOR
  • 00:50:41.240 --> 00:50:43.280
  • ALL OF OUR WEAKNESSES AND OUR SHORTCOMINGS AND OUR
  • 00:50:44.000 --> 00:50:47.180
  • FRAILTY, AND I'M SO GRATEFUL FOR THAT FOR
  • 00:50:47.200 --> 00:50:49.200
  • MY OWN LIFE, AND I'M GRATEFUL FOR THAT
  • 00:50:49.220 --> 00:50:51.130
  • FOR YOURS AS WELL.
  • 00:50:51.150 --> 00:50:53.000
  • SO I JUST WANT TO TELL YOU THAT ONE OF THE
  • 00:50:53.020 --> 00:50:54.220
  • THINGS THAT I DO CONSISTENTLY WITH MY BOYS
  • 00:50:54.240 --> 00:50:57.010
  • IS PRETTY MUCH EVERY SINGLE DAY, AS MUCH AS I
  • 00:50:57.030 --> 00:51:00.090
  • CAN, I SQUARE THEM UP AND I DO SAY SOME WORDS OVER
  • 00:51:00.110 --> 00:51:04.050
  • THEM. IT'S ALMOST LIKE A LITTLE PRAYER.
  • 00:51:04.070 --> 00:51:05.260
  • THEY ARE SO ANNOYED THAT I SAY IT TO THEM BUT I
  • 00:51:05.280 --> 00:51:08.220
  • SAY IT TO THEM ANYWAY.
  • 00:51:08.240 --> 00:51:10.090
  • AND I ENCOURAGE YOU TO WRITE SOMETHING DOWN FOR
  • 00:51:10.110 --> 00:51:12.110
  • YOUR KIDS, YOUR DAUGHTER, YOUR SON AND
  • 00:51:12.130 --> 00:51:14.090
  • SPEAK IT OVER THEM.
  • 00:51:14.110 --> 00:51:15.240
  • I SAY TO MY SONS THAT YOU ARE A MAN OF INTEGRITY,
  • 00:51:15.260 --> 00:51:19.140
  • CHARACTER AND HONESTY, AND YOU WILL LOVE THE
  • 00:51:19.160 --> 00:51:21.240
  • LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, WITH ALL YOUR
  • 00:51:21.260 --> 00:51:24.150
  • SOUL AND WITH ALL YOUR STRENGTH.
  • 00:51:24.170 --> 00:51:26.050
  • TODAY YOU'LL BE A BLESSING TO YOUR TEACHERS,
  • 00:51:26.070 --> 00:51:27.290
  • AND YOU WILL BE A BLESSING TO YOUR FRIENDS.
  • 00:51:28.010 --> 00:51:29.250
  • YOU WILL PUT ON THE FULL ARMOR OF GOD
  • 00:51:29.270 --> 00:51:31.260
  • SO YOU CAN STAND FIRM AGAINST THE SCHEMES OF THE ENEMY.
  • 00:51:31.280 --> 00:51:35.040
  • YOU ARE THE HEAD, YOU ARE NOT THE TAIL;
  • 00:51:35.060 --> 00:51:37.180
  • YOU ARE ABOVE, YOU ARE NOT BENEATH; YOU ARE A
  • 00:51:37.200 --> 00:51:39.210
  • LEADER, YOU ARE NOT A FOLLOWER; AND TODAY IS
  • 00:51:39.230 --> 00:51:41.290
  • GONNA BE ONE OF THE BEST DAYS OF YOUR ENTIRE LIFE.
  • 00:51:42.010 --> 00:51:45.140
  • AND I KNOW THAT THEY GET ANNOYED BY IT, BUT THE FACT
  • 00:51:45.160 --> 00:51:47.120
  • THEY CAN QUOTE SOME OF IT BACK TO ME,
  • 00:51:47.140 --> 00:51:50.010
  • WHAT THAT SAYS TO ME IS THAT IT'S GETTING INTO
  • 00:51:50.030 --> 00:51:52.040
  • THEIR SYSTEM, AND THAT THEY'RE GONNA BELIEVE
  • 00:51:52.060 --> 00:51:54.140
  • ABOUT THEM WHATEVER IT IS I SAY ABOUT THEM.
  • 00:51:54.160 --> 00:51:56.220
  • AND SO I WANT TO SPEAK TO YOU FROM GOD'S WORD, AND
  • 00:51:56.240 --> 00:51:59.230
  • I WANT YOU TO BELIEVE WHAT GOD'S WORD
  • 00:51:59.250 --> 00:52:01.210
  • SAYS ABOUT YOU TOO.
  • 00:52:01.230 --> 00:52:04.130
  • AND GOD'S WORD SAYS THAT YOU HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED BY
  • 00:52:04.150 --> 00:52:08.140
  • THE SPIRIT OF GOD, THAT EVERY SPIRITUAL BLESSING
  • 00:52:08.160 --> 00:52:11.110
  • THAT YOU NEED, EPHESIANS ONE SAYS, PERTAINING TO
  • 00:52:11.130 --> 00:52:13.180
  • NOT JUST GODLINESS BUT PERTAINING TO YOUR LIFE,
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  • EVERY SPIRITUAL BLESSING YOU NEED,
  • 00:52:16.230 --> 00:52:18.070
  • HE HAS ALREADY GIVEN YOU.
  • 00:52:18.090 --> 00:52:21.060
  • YOU HAVE BEEN LAVISHED UPON WITH THE GRACE AND
  • 00:52:21.080 --> 00:52:24.050
  • THE GOODNESS OF GOD, THE EQUIPPING OF GOD TO BE
  • 00:52:24.070 --> 00:52:27.210
  • THE MOTHER OR THE GRANDMOTHER THAT HE HAS
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  • CALLED YOU TO BE.
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  • YOU WALK IN VICTORY, NOT IN DEFEAT.
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  • THERE IS AN ENEMY, YES, BUT HE IS ALREADY
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  • UNDERNEATH YOUR FEET.
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  • HE MAY FORM A WEAPON AGAINST YOU, BUT THAT
  • 00:52:36.250 --> 00:52:39.000
  • WEAPON HAS NO POSSIBILITY OF PROSPERING, AND HE
  • 00:52:39.020 --> 00:52:41.160
  • ALREADY KNOWS THAT BEFORE HE GETS STARTED.
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  • YOU HAVE NOT BEEN GIVEN A SPIRIT OF FEAR BUT OF
  • 00:52:44.010 --> 00:52:46.120
  • POWER, AND OF LOVE, AND OF A SOUND MIND.
  • 00:52:46.140 --> 00:52:49.260
  • AND YOU WILL BE A WOMAN, A MOTHER, A GRANDMOTHER,
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  • A SINGLE MOTHER WHO MAKES A MARK ON GENERATIONS TO
  • 00:52:52.240 --> 00:52:56.140
  • COME, AND GOD'S BLESSING WILL FLOW NOT JUST TO YOU
  • 00:52:56.160 --> 00:53:00.200
  • BUT THROUGH YOU ONE GENERATION TO
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  • THE NEXT AND THE NEXT.
  • 00:53:03.040 --> 00:53:04.210
  • AND I'M PRAYING THE BLESSING OVER YOU THAT
  • 00:53:04.230 --> 00:53:06.120
  • I'VE GOTTEN TO SEE COME TO FRUITION IN
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  • MY OWN PARENTS' LIFE.
  • 00:53:07.250 --> 00:53:09.090
  • I'M PRAYING THAT YOU WILL NOT JUST SEE THE BLESSING
  • 00:53:09.110 --> 00:53:11.280
  • EXTEND TO YOUR CHILDREN, BUT THAT YOU WILL LIVE
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  • LONG ENOUGH, YOUR EYES WILL BE OPEN LONG ENOUGH
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  • TO SEE YOUR GRANDCHILDREN, AND YOUR
  • 00:53:16.130 --> 00:53:18.050
  • GREAT GRANDCHILDREN, ONE GENERATION AFTER THE
  • 00:53:18.070 --> 00:53:21.050
  • OTHER EXPERIENCING THE BLESSING OF GOD.
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  • LET ME PRAY FOR YOU.
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  • LORD JESUS, I THANK YOU FOR MY SISTER AND MY
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  • BROTHER WHO MIGHT BE SITTING ON THE OTHER
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  • SIDE OF THE SCREEN.
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  • I PRAY RIGHT NOW IN JESUS' NAME THAT IF
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  • THERE'S ANY DISCOURAGEMENT ON THEM
  • 00:53:32.110 --> 00:53:33.260
  • THAT YOU WOULD LIFT IT OFF OF THEM, FATHER, YOU
  • 00:53:33.280 --> 00:53:35.290
  • WOULD REPLACE IT WITH ENCOURAGEMENT, FATHER,
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  • YOU WOULD INFUSE THEM WITH YOUR COURAGE TO DO
  • 00:53:39.090 --> 00:53:41.290
  • WHAT IT IS YOU'VE CALLED THEM TO DO, TO BE WHO
  • 00:53:42.010 --> 00:53:44.140
  • YOU'VE CALLED THEM TO BE.
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  • I PRAY LORD THAT YOU WOULD BLANKET THEIR LIFE
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  • IN A PEACE THAT PASSES ALL UNDERSTANDING.
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  • LORD, I PRAY FOR SUPERNATURAL DISCERNMENT,
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  • FOR THE MOTHER WHO IS TRYING TO DEAL WITH A
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  • TODDLER, LORD, A TEENAGER, LORD, A YOUNG
  • 00:53:54.030 --> 00:53:56.190
  • ADULT, FOR THE GRANDMOTHER TRYING TO
  • 00:53:56.210 --> 00:53:58.120
  • FIGURE OUT HER PLACE IN IT ALL.
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  • I PRAY FOR SUPERNATURAL DISCERNMENT AND WISDOM.
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  • FATHER, AS THEY TRAIN UP THEIR CHILDREN IN THE WAY
  • 00:54:03.150 --> 00:54:05.190
  • THAT THEY SHOULD BE, WOULD YOU GIVE THEM YOUR
  • 00:54:05.210 --> 00:54:07.170
  • EYES TO SEE THAT CHILD, EVEN THAT PROBLEM CHILD,
  • 00:54:07.190 --> 00:54:11.010
  • LORD, THROUGH YOUR LENS SO THAT THEY CAN STEWARD
  • 00:54:11.030 --> 00:54:13.150
  • AND GUIDE IN A WAY THAT WILL BRING YOU
  • 00:54:13.170 --> 00:54:15.160
  • UTMOST HONOR, FATHER.
  • 00:54:15.180 --> 00:54:17.200
  • AND I PRAY IN THE MEANWHILE LORD THAT YOU
  • 00:54:17.220 --> 00:54:19.210
  • WOULD HELP THEM TO KNOW THAT EVERY DEFICIENCY
  • 00:54:19.230 --> 00:54:21.250
  • THEY HAVE HAS ALREADY BEEN COVERED BY YOUR
  • 00:54:21.270 --> 00:54:23.250
  • GRACE, YOUR BLOOD POURED OUT ON CALVARY.
  • 00:54:23.270 --> 00:54:26.290
  • IT'S ALREADY FINISHED, IT'S DONE, SO LORD NOT TO
  • 00:54:27.010 --> 00:54:29.060
  • LOOK AT THEIR WEAKNESSES BUT TO REMEMBER THAT IN
  • 00:54:29.080 --> 00:54:31.210
  • OUR WEAKNESSES, YOUR STRENGTH IS MADE PERFECT.
  • 00:54:31.230 --> 00:54:35.130
  • SO WE GIVE OUR FAMILIES TO YOU, OUR CHILDREN TO
  • 00:54:35.150 --> 00:54:38.050
  • YOU, BOTH NOW AND FOREVER MORE.
  • 00:54:38.070 --> 00:54:40.230
  • IN JESUS' NAME. AMEN.
  • 00:54:40.250 --> 00:54:43.080
  • - OH, AMEN.
  • 00:54:43.100 --> 00:54:45.110
  • SEE, SHE JUST OOZES LIFE. I LOVE THAT.
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  • YOU KNOW WHAT, GOD IS GIVING YOU THOSE
  • 00:54:49.160 --> 00:54:51.250
  • BEAUTIFUL BABIES.
  • 00:54:51.270 --> 00:54:54.000
  • GOD DOESN'T MAKE MISTAKES.
  • 00:54:54.020 --> 00:54:56.020
  • IF HE GAVE THEM TO YOU, HE KNEW EXACTLY WHAT THAT
  • 00:54:56.040 --> 00:54:58.170
  • BABY NEEDED. HE NEEDED YOU.
  • 00:54:58.190 --> 00:55:01.150
  • YOU KNOW THERE'S SO MANY PEOPLE DEALING WITH
  • 00:55:01.170 --> 00:55:03.240
  • AUTISM AND STRUGGLES, MORE TODAY THAN EVER
  • 00:55:03.260 --> 00:55:07.250
  • BEFORE, AND I THINK A LOT OF PEOPLE STRUGGLE WITH
  • 00:55:07.270 --> 00:55:13.150
  • THE FACT THAT I CAN'T DO THIS.
  • 00:55:13.170 --> 00:55:17.000
  • BUT I'M TELLING YOU TODAY THAT IF YOU'VE GOT THEM,
  • 00:55:17.020 --> 00:55:21.090
  • YOU CAN DO IT.
  • 00:55:21.110 --> 00:55:23.030
  • BY GOD'S GRACE AND BY GOD'S MERCY
  • 00:55:23.050 --> 00:55:26.010
  • AND HIS LOVE FOR YOU.
  • 00:55:26.030 --> 00:55:27.210
  • IF YOU NEED PRAYER TONIGHT, THERE'S A
  • 00:55:27.230 --> 00:55:29.250
  • PHONE NUMBER ACROSS YOUR SCREEN.
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  • PLEASE CALL US.
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  • THERE'S BEAUTIFUL PRAYER PARTNERS WAITING
  • 00:55:35.130 --> 00:55:37.060
  • TO PRAY FOR YOU.
  • 00:55:37.080 --> 00:55:39.170
  • AND MISS EVANS, I LOVE YOU.
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  • I THINK YOU'RE AMAZING.
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  • I WISH MY MAMA WAS SITTING HERE RIGHT NOW.
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  • SO SWEET.
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  • WE'VE ALL BEEN SO BLESSED BUT WE ALL HAVE A
  • 00:55:48.030 --> 00:55:50.060
  • RESPONSIBILITY TO BE THE MOTHERS THAT GOD'S CALLED
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  • US TO BE. AND YOU GOT ANY FINAL WORD?
  • 00:55:53.090 --> 00:55:57.070
  • WE'VE GOT A MINUTE.
  • 00:55:57.090 --> 00:55:58.280
  • - ONE MINUTE? I'VE GOT ANOTHER SCRIPTURE.
  • 00:55:59.000 --> 00:56:00.110
  • - GIVE IT TO US.
  • 00:56:00.130 --> 00:56:01.230
  • - I'VE GOT ANOTHER SCRIPTURE.
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  • YOU MENTIONED IT EARLIER, LAURIE, BUT IT'S OKAY
  • 00:56:03.120 --> 00:56:06.090
  • IF I CAN REPEAT IT AGAIN.
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  • PSALMS 127:3 AND 4 IN ASV.
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  • LO, CHILDREN ARE A HERITAGE OF JEHOVAH, AND
  • 00:56:12.120 --> 00:56:17.000
  • THE FRUIT OF YOUR WOMB-- SOME STRONG WORDS NOW.
  • 00:56:17.020 --> 00:56:21.130
  • AND THE FRUIT OF THE WOMB IS HIS REWARD.
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  • YOU CAN PREACH ON THAT, CAN'T YOU?
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  • AS ARROWS IN THE HAND OF A MIGHTY MAN SO ARE
  • 00:56:30.070 --> 00:56:33.060
  • CHILDREN OF YOUR YOUTH.
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  • - I LOVE THAT. GOD BLESS YOU.
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  • THANK YOU. THAT WAS WONDERFUL.
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  • HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!
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  • JUST HAVE A BEAUTIFUL WEEKEND WITH YOUR FAMILY.
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  • IF YOU HAVEN'T TALKED TO YOUR MAMA, GIVE YOUR MAMA
  • 00:56:47.020 --> 00:56:49.020
  • A BUZZ. COME ON, NO MATTER WHAT.
  • 00:56:49.040 --> 00:56:52.020
  • JUST TELL HER THANK YOU FOR GIVING ME LIFE.
  • 00:56:52.040 --> 00:56:54.240
  • IF THERE'S NOTHING ELSE TO SAY, YOU CAN
  • 00:56:54.260 --> 00:56:56.090
  • THANK HER FOR THAT, HER LABOR OF LOVE.
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  • WE LOVE YOU.
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  • GOD BLESS YOU.
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