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Sometimes discipline can be the greatest expression of love.


  • Concept: Bethany Baumgardner didn’t clean her room like she was told. Now mom won’t let her go to the birthday party she’d been looking forward to. She says some terrible things to her mother. In spite of her behavior, does her mom still love her? A story about discipline as an act of love.
  • Story Origin: Original
  • Setting: Suburban neighborhood
  • Precept(s): As a good parent discipline’s their children as an act of love, so God will discipline us.
  • Key Bible Verse: Hebrews 12:11 No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.
  • Additional Verses Referenced: Job 5:17


  • Written and Narrated by Dana Buck
  • Devotional Thoughts Narrated by Kim Pratt
  • Additional Voices by Adrienne and Penelope Whitmore
  • Produced by Beneath Blues Skies Productions
  • Music Credit: “Reign” “Facile” “White” Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By attribution 4.0 License


Sew Powerful Parables will tickle your funny bone, touch your heart and offer you a new way to experience God’s truth. Jesus often used parables to communicate His most important messages. Dana Buck picks up that tradition in a poetic, rhyming style that makes listening easy and enjoyable. All ages will love these stories full of memorable characters, insightful lessons and just plain fun.

After retiring from a 38-year career with the Christian non-profit organization, World Vision, Dana Buck now devotes himself full time to writing, speaking, and mentoring. His Sew Powerful Parables continue to grow in popularity as they charm audiences, readers and listeners. He is a Charter Board member for the nonprofit organization Sew Powerful, where he lends his expertise to further their mission of combating extreme poverty by training, equipping and empowering women and girls in the developing world. Dana resides in the greater Seattle area with his wife Grace and their neurotic cat. They have two children, Jared and Alyssa, and Alyssa is married to son-in-law, Ivan. No grandchildren yet, but Ivan and Alyssa do own and share their beautiful grand-dog, Odin. Reach Dana with comments or suggestions at