Fabric sukkah decorated with printed pattern and Hebrew text of blessing: Grant peace everywhere goodness and blessing, Grace, lovingkindness and mercy to us and unto all Israel, Your people. This week, the story of Nehemiah builds up to the Festival of Tabernacles! This story ends in celebration for what God has done. We see Nehemiah … Continue reading A Man on a Mission
Most of our psalms this week point us to praise. We should be so filled with awe and wonder for God that we cannot help but sing! I hope these psalms help you see God’s magnificent power and tender love for His people. Monday, August 31 - Psalm 141 Key Points: David cries out to … Continue reading Just Keep SINGING!
In light of a global pandemic, this may seem trivial; but, hey, we need life to be a little trivial sometimes! Last week, my daughter participated in dance camp, which was our first activity in approximately 100390343 days. It felt SO refreshing to have a little rhythm to our days. Partially my own fault and … Continue reading Do You Have a Carpool “Sign Off?”
Several of the psalms this week talk about where we look in times of trouble. Do we lift our eyes up to God or do we look to things around us? I am quick to look to comforting routines to make me feel safe, but God tells me that the first place I should come … Continue reading I Lift My Eyes Up
A few thoughts before we begin: The picture above has a mom and her kids because finding a picture the correct size for this blog format is TRICKY- but, DADS, you are so important! You set such a powerful example in your homes!Amanda touched on this last week and I hope this gives you some … Continue reading Is Your Faith Alive at Home?
It is good to be with you this week as we cross the 100 mark! The psalms continue to teach me to look back on God’s faithfulness, so I can look live now with praise. I was convicted this week by Psalm 101 - what am I doing to live a life that is of … Continue reading Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
Man, having an attitude of gratitude these days is HARD! It's so easy to justify my complaints these days because we are living in PANDEMIC. But, as a Christ follower, I am called to a higher standard. Jesus gave thanks outloud all the time so that people would see and know the work of God … Continue reading Gratitude Attitude
This week ends with a beautiful psalm that speaks to God’s goodness and what our life should look like when we are made whole in Christ. Throughout these psalms, we see God remind the people of Israel of how many times He has saved them. Let us not forget what the Lord has done for … Continue reading An Undivided Heart
It’s summertime if you couldn’t tell and even though I find myself some years removed from going to camp, I am still singing camp chants in my head throughout the day. Something about being dripping hot and drinking a full Nalgene bottle of water before 8 a.m. brings me back. While I know summer plans … Continue reading Summer Camp at Home
Is it just me, or does it seem like David complains a lot? He is a faithful man of God and we KNOW God has favor on him, but not a lot is going right for him. I think the psalms this week teach us a few things: 1. We can bring our complaints before … Continue reading WAH, WAH, WAH