Dec 23, 2018
Competitive obstacle racer,
trauma surgeon and father of seven Patei Iyegha joins dadAWESOME to
discus 5 ways to put this Moment Maker Dads theme into
In case you missed the first
Patei Iyegha interview on Episode 25, here's the
FIVE WAYS TO TAKE
1. Power of
Words- what words are we speaking over our kids? The words
we speak are foundational for moments to be made. Action speaks
louder than words... ACTION >>ask your
wife or a close Christian friend about your words... Do they hear
you speaking words of life?
2. Slow Down -
experience moments from my Heavenly Father. Creativity flows in moments with time and
simplicity… ACTION >>take a
20-min walk in silence... Ask God to bring to mind ways you can
make fatherhood adjustments. Ask for God to whisper areas to add
does my phone and tv and other screens help spark creativity and
problem solving and dreaming?What toys and activities will inspire
creativity?Do the games, screens and toys lead towards conclusions?
Or towards endless possibilities?
ACTION >>check your
screen time statistics on your phone. 2-hours per day over 18
years is 13,000 hours of extra time with your kids.
Moments - mystery waffles, fried egg Fridays... Family
Bible Story Time... Polar Express Christmas Light Adventure. How
can I add more regular family moments that my kids will look
forward to?Engaging the 5 senses with these moments.
ACTION >>create one simple moment for
your kids this week
5. Family Values
Audit - Family Values
- two truth tellers for my values = Time and Money…My
calendar reveals my priorities.Look at your finances and where you
invest your time and it will reveal what matters most in your
lifeWhat words or phrases are central to my family? What do I
value?What is my compass? ACTION >>Look
back at your calendar for the past 2-weeks. Look at your budget and
pray about the % of that time and money that is focussed on you and
your needs and your families needs vs. serving others and giving to