Just three more days! On Sunday we start our new Busy Mamas Bible Study on Isaiah 53! The more I study this chapter, the more excited I get! This one short passage can change the way we see ourselves, the way we see God, the way we see those around us. It can revolutionize the way we live if we really take hold of its message! There is a reason […]Read More →
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I hear a child’s frustrated crying in the kitchen. I go to investigate, and I find my 2-year-old son pushing with all his might against a chair, angry that it’s not moving. He has plans, but something has gone wrong. Soon I realize why he’s upset. The back of the chair has run into an open cupboard door and stopped his movement. But his head is down, his brow is […]Read More →
We Desperately Need Him
I recently listened to a sermon on pride, and he talked about how one of the ways to root out pride is to practice the spiritual disciplines, like prayer and Bible reading. Bible reading and prayer can be something we feel obligated to do, or feel pride in doing. Or, we can, in the name of “no legalism”, decide it’s not all that important after all, and let it slide. How […]Read More →
Today Bethany is back with some encouraging words about words! One thing I am learning to appreciate more and more about the people and rooms around me is their general appetite for books. Since the beginning of time, or at least my time, my parents have modeled honest book obsession. This love would have burst out even if they hadn’t intentionally tried to pass it on. It is a […]Read More →
How Do You Feed on the Word While Your Children Are Tiny?
Last Thursday we talked about ways to claim a regular (or at least semi-regular!) time for communion with God during the day. Getting up just a little earlier in the morning is one way to make time for this important time. However, for mothers who are caring for tiny ones during the night, an early rising may not be practical. Mothers with several little young children may also have trouble […]Read More →