Tag archive: acceptance

You Are Special

You Are Special

Have you read Max Lucado’s children’s book ‘You Are Special’? It’s an incredibly insightful book for children and adults alike. Here’s an abbreviated version: The Wemmicks were small wooden people. They were carved by a woodworker named Eli who lived on a hill. All day the Wemmicks did the same thing: They gave each other…

Saved And Then Shunned

Saved And Then Shunned

Linda is currently on maternity leave. Here is one of her most popular posts from the gospel of John. This is a man who had been shunned all his life. John 9:35-41 Reference: “Jesus heard that they had thrown him out, and when he found him, he said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?””…

Saved And Then Shunned

Saved And Then Shunned

This is a man who had been shunned all his life. John 9:35-41 Reference: “Jesus heard that they had thrown him out, and when he found him, he said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?”” ‭‭John‬ ‭9:35‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I’ve read this John 9 passage a number of times but reading it through this…

Name Tags

Name Tags

My sister is amazing at creating a beautiful Christmas table setting. She matches the glasses and the cutlery, the tablecloth and the napkins. It’s an incredible gift and it makes the whole house look more festive. One thing she prides herself in is her nametags. Every person is assigned a certain seat and she will…

Seeking Someone’s Acceptance

Seeking Someone's Acceptance

As a teenager I, too, was desperate to fit in, almost to the point of an eating disorder. Genesis 29:31-35 Reference: She conceived again, and when she gave birth to a son she said, “This time I will praise the Lord.” So she named him Judah. Then she stopped having children. (‭Genesis‬ ‭29‬:‭35‬ NIV) Explore:…

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