I hope that reading through the Psalms is really showing you what a huge variety of songs/prayers these are. I know that I was always tempted to think of the Psalms as a particular kind of praise and worship hymn. The verses people memorize and sing tend to be that way. But as we read … Continue reading How Are You Feeling Today?
I'm sure you’re doing a lot of reading with your kids during these corona times so I thought I’d share a couple new books we’ve recently discovered. In my family we usually read Bible stories before bed and we have a pretty wide arsenal of editions when it comes to age level and translation. But … Continue reading Bible Belles
When a person expresses sad feelings to God, that’s called a “lament.” Psalm 22 is an example of a lament. But it also teaches us to move from sadness to praise. How often have you heard that it helps to say instead of “I have to go to Sunday school”, “I get to go to … Continue reading I Get To Read The Psalms
So here is the thing, It’s Tuesday 10:30pm and I realized that I am supposed to publish a blog post on Wednesday morning. I’ve been thinking about a topic for a couple of days but thought I had plenty of time. Then I realized I have about 12 hours. I think one of my biggest … Continue reading Be Like Paul
Happy day after Easter!!! Hope everyone had a great day! It was so much fun to see so many of you drive through the church on your parade 🙂 I hope you were able to pick up your Psalms books, because today we start our readings. So, first things first, there are 150 Psalms so … Continue reading Psalms Start TODAY!
Please note that this post is intended for elementary-aged children and may be completed anytime between now and Friday. It will take us through the Stations of the Cross that we would have set up in our church building. It's important to know what all happened in the days leading up to Sunday. It's important … Continue reading Stations Of The Cross
Last week I wrote about my helpful tip #1 – it’s okay to feel worried. And this week I have two more for you. Tip No. 2: It is OKAY to be frazzled. Oh boy can I relate to this one. We are a household of two working parents and two kids. We have a … Continue reading Fear Stops Here