My Mosaic (Sept 13)
Happy Friday! It was my week off, so I powered through some readings for my classes. It's been a good transition, getting into our school routine, and now enjoying time on the ice and on the field! How has your week been?
(This week on the blog: Where's Your School Supplies, Mom? and The Costs of Being A Rescuer)
In 2009, Matt Chandler carried his baby back to her jumper, then woke up in the hospital. He'd had a seizure, and was diagnosed with a primary brain tumour. Here he writes about praying for healing when we are sitting in the valley of suffering.
"Do you ever think of God's commands as too hard?" We can go back to Deuteronomy to remind us that His commands are not too difficult for us, and that His grace enables us to obey and follow.
3 Misconceptions about Christian Growth
What is Christian growth? In this article Thabiti Anyabwile discusses three problems in the Pharisees thinking that prevented them from growing in godliness.
September 10 was World Suicide Prevention Day. You never really know when you might find yourself in a situation where someone around you is in need of help with suicidal thoughts. This quick assessment will help equip you to make decisions and provide assistance.
What Advice Would You Give to Young Families Who Want to Start Family Devotions
Here's a 5 minute clip with valuable advice from Don Whitney to families who want to start family devotions. Excellent advice and encouragement! This will lift your heart as you lead your families! If you're interested in learning more about family worship, here's a link to his book "Family Worship", I gave it 5 stars!!
The Small Things You Can Do To Prevent A Suicide
Here's a short video clip about a simple thing YOU can do, to help prevent a suicide.
Throwback: 17 Gratitudes Along the Transplant Journey
Here's my list of gratitudes that we experienced along the journey with our daughter through bone marrow transplant.