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  Strong Families ChecklistWednesday, June 28th, 2017  
© John Mark Ministries

The following checklist will remind you of strengths you have forgotten. During a family mealtime, read the list and ask each person to pick 3 or 4 strengths. Consider the following as symptoms of a strong family. Your goal is to discover the strengths you already have and to prepare your family to get even stronger.
  • You catch each other doing things right and you tend to look for the good instead of focusing on the bad.

  • You have learned how to argue without losing your temper. You have eliminated violence in your relationships.

  • You deal with each day's problems as they arise, rather than letting them build up.

  • You have made family a top priority on your schedule and when the schedule gets tough, family wins.

  • You make time for casual conversations. You talk about feelings, intentions, thoughts, experiences, and actions.

  • You spend lots of time doing things together as a family and you help each other try new things.

  • Your family has a positive view of life. You speak about character and growth more than failures.

  • You tell stories about your parents and your childhood, even if your children are tired of hearing them.

  • You do something special with your spouse each week - make a date, even if it's just a walk around the block.

  • You don't label your family members. You allow each person to grow and change.

  • You have expressed your appreciation for each person in your family. Even with its faults, you're proud of your family. You feel blessed.

  • You have learned an effective way to resolve conflicts that works for you and your family.

  • You get help with problems and frustrations before they become full-blown crises.

  • You have found a purpose or mission in your life that is worth fighting for, and you work at it together.

  • You've learned when to be flexible and when to be firm.

  • You've developed a team spirit around the house. Helping out teaches everyone responsibility. It's a mark of maturity.

  • You have heart-to-heart informal talks with each family member on a regular basis.

  • You pray with each family member on a regular basis.

  • You have found a healthy way of dealing with stress - prayer, music, exercise, relaxation, humor, worship, pets, etc.

  • Your family is aware of the rules and expectations at home, and, although the rules may be challenged, they are respected.

  • You have found ways to have fun together on a regular basis.

  • You eat together at least one meal a day.

  • Your family attends church regularly and is involved at church.

  • You take a family vacation at least once a year.

  • You have developed your own family traditions, including birthdays, Christmas, Thanksgiving, anniversary, and other special days.

  • You have learned how to bless each member of your family, and you give blessings regularly.

  • You have cried with a family member in the last few months, and you have laughed with a family member in the last few months.

  • You share your work life. You let your children see you at work and meet your co-workers.

  • You keep your own passion for life alive.

  • You share successes as a family, talking about the good things that happen during the day.

  • You share inspirational stories of people who stand for the values you appreciate.

  • You honor your children's creations and have set aside an area of the house (refrigerator door) for displaying their creations, awards, and schedules.

  • Your family speaks openly about church, faith, and religious issues.

  • You have found ways to talk with your children about tough issues like drugs, sex, race, honor, and death.

  • Every once in a while you do something crazy with your family.

  • When your family faces a crisis, you pull together and find a way to deal with it successfully.

  • When you make promises you keep them.

  • In your family, Dad is involved with the children. He is the family leader.

  • You feel safe and secure within your home.

  • You have a challenging, but fulfilling marriage.





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