Life Skills for HighschoolersTyler Hogan
Heart Of The Matter Online recently published my article on learning crucial life skills in Highschool:
My son, do not lose sight of these; keep sound wisdom and discretion, and they will be life for your soul and adornment for your neck. Then you will walk on your way securely, and your foot will not stumble. If you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
Proverbs 3:21-23. (ESV)
“No matter where your teen is heading after school (higher education, the military, the workforce, missions, etc.) there are things he’ll need to know beyond reading, writing, and ‘rithmatic. Proverbs calls them “wisdom,” “discretion,” and “understanding.” Today we often called them “Life Skills.” I’m convinced that life skills are the most important and most under-taught subject in America. I was greatly blessed with wise parents who took every opportunity to share their wisdom and make sure I was prepared for adulthood. In this article I’d like to share with you seven principals no teen should leave home without and simple ways to impart them….”
You can read the full text here!