Legacy of Love: Biblical Wisdom for Parenting Teens and Young Adults

Legacy of Love: Biblical Wisdom for Parenting Teens and Young Adults

by Kimberly Hahn


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Applying sacred Scripture, Church teaching, and pastoral wisdom, Legacy of Love helps you explore strategies and tips to fully engage with your teens and young adults. Kimberly Hahn offers tools for: Coping with teenage rebellion and setting boundaries Nurturing the teenage soul Encouraging young adults for healthy dating and courtship Becoming an in-law and the joys of being a grandparent Legacy of Love also includes chapters on compassion, humility, and how your family's faith can make a difference in society. Discussion questions help you apply the material to your own life and make the book a valuable resource for small group discussion. The book is the fourth in a series of Bible studies based on Proverbs 31.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616360009
Publisher: Franciscan Media
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Pages: 247
Sales rank: 824,079
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Kimberly Hahn is the author of Chosen and Cherished: Biblical Wisdom for Your Marriage; Graced and Gifted: Biblical Wisdom for the Homemaker's Heart; Beloved and Blessed: Biblical Wisdom for Family Life; and Life-Giving Love: Embracing God's Beautiful Design for Marriage, and coauthor with her husband, Scott, of Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism. She a frequent conference speaker on topics related to marriage and family life. Kimberly and Scott have six children and four grandchildren.

Table of Contents

Introduction xiii

Part 1 She Opens Her Hand to the Poor 1

Charter 1 Personal Compassion for the Poor 3

Charter 2 Works Of Mercy 15

Part 2 She Looks Well to the Ways of Her Household 29

Charter 3 The Parenting Adventure: Teens 31

Charter 4 Nurture Your Teen Toward Maturity 47

Part 3 She Does Not Eat the Bread of Idleness 67

Charter 5 The Virtue of Friendship 69

Charter 6 Preparing Your Teen for the Love of His Life 82

Part 4 Her Children Rise Up and Call Her Blessed 95

Charter 7 Raising Godly Adults in An Ungodly World 97

Charter 8 Honorable Courtship 111

Charter 9 Engagement Is a Time of Transition 121

Part 5 … Her Husband Also, and He Praises Her 139

Charter 10 The Mother-in-Law Dance 141

Charter 11 Newlyweds Forge a New Family 157

Charter 12 Consolidating Our Gains as a Growing Family 167

Part 6 A Woman Who Fears The LORD Is to Be Praised 181

Charter 13 Witness to the World l83

Charter 14 This Is Our Time 197

Charter 15 In Praise of Humility 211

Appendix A Video Outlines 215

Appendix B Questions for an Intergenerational Women's Study 228

Appendix C Radical Hospitality: An Invitation to Share Life Together 233

Recommended Resources 236

Notes 242

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