Gentleness Is so Important

Gentleness is  ...
a Dad patting his child’s head, giving a sense of security and belonging with tenderheartedness.
a parent who is calm under all circumstances.
being tactful and firm, yet consistently loving, so that children are not confused (1 Peter 1:22).
a quiet spirit, valuable to the Lord (1 Peter 3:4).
mutual respect between parents and children.
similar to reverence, almost a lost art.
carefulness not to offend.