There is nothing more humbling than having to repent to your two and four year old.
Not twenty four hours after I spent the day at a Conference dedicated to helping Men be more Godly I snapped at both of my little girls and my wife in major way. I will be completely honest and let you know I have a temper. It usually takes a lot to push me to the point where I snap but when I do it is embarrassing.
Sunday afternoon I snapped and startled both of my little girls. They were crying and I was mortified. I went downstairs and took them in my arms as I asked them to forgive me. I explained, more to my oldest, that I had sinned in my anger and I was wrong. She answered the way she always does, “It is OK daddy, I forgive you” I then asked her to pray for me that God would help me to control my temper.
I hope in this way my daughters can see that I am a sinful imperfect human being saved by the grace of God just as they are. I hope to model repentance to them but maybe not about the same things all the time.