a few months ago, sovergeign grace ministries had a big sale on their materials. knowing that we would be getting kids soon, i decided to buy "to be like jesus", which i had heard highly recommended on several blogs.
i can easily say that this was one of the best $5 investments i have ever made.
the CD is about the fruit of the spirit mentioned in galatians 5:22-23. each song focuses on one of the character qualities that the Holy Spirit brings, as mentioned in this passage.
what i love about this CD is that it is gospel focused. in other words, they do not sing about trying hard to be loving, peaceful, patient, etc. the songs all point out that jesus has all of these things and that he gives them to His followers.
i am almost positive that God has used this CD more in my life than he has in the lives of our kids. he always seems to bring a song that I need to hear at the right moment. like the song about peace when all four of the kids are crying or whining. or the song about joy when i am tempted to feel sad about how hard this life stage is. or the song about love when the kids are being unlovely.
i definitely recommend this CD to anyone with children (especially anyone with four foster children under the age of four!). i cant wait until our kids are old enough to understand the lyrics. but until then, i am definitely being impacted by it in a big way.