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About Pam

Pam is the wife of John and mother to six children who were all homeschooled and are all now graduated. She writes most of the materials for Doorposts, plays the piano for church, enjoys calligraphy, watercolor, and gardening, tries to keep up with all her adult children, and loves hugs and kisses from her seven delightful grandchildren.

Thirty Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 27: Give Thanks

Today we’re going to pray our way through Psalm 103. David calls on his soul to bless the Lord and to not forget His many, many blessings. Let’s encourage our souls to do the same. Assignment: Open to Psalm 103 and … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 26: Man

We’ve read so much about God in Psalm 103. My prayer is that our picture of God is much bigger, much harder to comprehend, much more appreciated than it was when we started our study almost a month ago. What does … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 25: He Remembers

Today we’re going to back to our notes from Day 22. We’ve seen why God hasn’t dealt with us as our sins deserve. His steadfast love is bigger than our sins. Now let’s look at the next for in the psalm. Assignment: Pray as … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 24: Parallelism

Tomorrow we’ll go back to the “fors” we circled on Day 22. But today we’re going to take a few minutes to look at how Psalm 103 is written. The psalms are poems that were written to be sung. Hebrew poetry is … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 23: Catch Up and Optional Lesson

It’s Catch-Up Day! Go for it! I can’t believe we already only have a week left in our study! Here’s an optional assignment for those who would like one: Use the Interlinear tools to study all the words related to … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 22: Why

I hope you’re making progress on memorizing this psalm. If we can remember what God has done —  not just recall the facts but really sink these truths deep into our souls — it will transform the way we think … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 21: Paraphrase

Yesterday we looked for pictures in Psalm 103. We drew pictures. Today we’re going to sit down in the middle of those pictures in Psalm 103 and appreciate them. Assignment: Pray for God’s guidance, and for the grace to truly believe all that He … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 20: Comparisons

Time to pull out the colored pencils and pens again! Today we’re going to look at comparisons in this psalm. Assignment: Read all of Psalm 103 after you have prayed for God’s guidance. As you read, watch for words that tell … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 19: Not

Back on Day 6 we underlined verbs that described God’s actions. While we were doing that, we also marked negative words with a black X. We’re going to look at those X’s today and see what God doesn’t do and what He won’t do. … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in Psalm 103 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 18: The Lord Is . . .

Here we are, already on Day 18 and only on verse 6! We slowed down to really look at each word in the opening verses of the psalm. Now we have to move on. David points out in verse 6 … Continue reading

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