Children · Forgiveness · Grace · Intercession · Sin

child-like confessions…

In worship this morning… three blond-headed little girls… led us in a responsive reading of Psalm 51… Have mercy upon me, O God, According to your lovingkindness; According to the multitude of Your tender mercies, Blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, And cleanse me from my sin. Psalm 51:1-2 Such big…… Continue reading child-like confessions…

Blessed · Children · Father God · struggle

blessed with a good… good… Father…

After a rough yesterday… a blessed today…blessed with a good… good… Father…the chorus of the song… my waking thought…You’re a good good FatherIt’s who You areIt’s who You areIt’s who You areAnd I’m loved by YouIt’s who I amIt’s who I amIt’s who I amYesterday’s struggle with words…anxiety…fear of failure…temptation to quit…grumpiness…made me wonder what…… Continue reading blessed with a good… good… Father…

Blessings · Children · Heaven · Miraculous

miraculous wednesdays…

She said… Every Wednesday is a miracle…And today… I truly believe it…My friend who sees the miracle… the director of children’s ministry… the one at the head of an after school children’s ministry…148 children… Kindergarten through sixth grade…Controlled chaos… from 2:45pm to 5:00pm…Snacks…Options…Bible study…Whew…!All in the name of Jesus… because He said…”Let the little children…… Continue reading miraculous wednesdays…

Children · Dating · Marriage · Wisdom

to a son… thoughts on godly men… and camping…

Husbands, love your wives,(even before you know who they are), as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, so that he might present the church (her) to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy…… Continue reading to a son… thoughts on godly men… and camping…

Children · Gifts · the Word

enter the Kingdom… as little children…

the Jesus Storybook Bible…I found out about this treasure from my sister-in-law… who has many grandchildren… now I have none… and my youngest is nineteen…But I felt compelled to order… it came… and I’ve been enchanted by this storybook Bible… subtitled…Every story whispers his name…And it does… over and over… the author points the way…… Continue reading enter the Kingdom… as little children…