We hear so much today about the dangers of texting while driving and the negative effects constant texting can have on developing relationships. And while those things are true, texting can also be used for good—so text your kids.

Ever since our five children got their cell phones and started texting, Susan and I have used this technology to lift them up and encourage them. Sure, there is no substitute for face-to-face conversations or talking on the phone, but texting is often an easy way to quickly communicate with our children. Today, I want to inspire you to send some brief (yet encouraging) text messages to your kids or grandkids over the next 10 days. Here are 10 texts to send.


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