Tag archive: children

Mother of the Year

Mother of the Year

I spoke to three people who had interacted with the boys that day Psalm 130:1-8 Reference: “If you, Lord, kept a record of sins, Lord, who could stand?” ‭‭Psalm‬ ‭130:3‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: Our boys had a particularly bad week last week. Every choice they seemed to make was a bad one. When I went to…

Blessed Relationships

Blessed Relationships

The relationship I built with my parents has endured through all seasons in my life. Psalm 128:1-6 Reference: “Blessed are all who fear the Lord, who walk in obedience to him.” Psalm‬ ‭128:1‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I was always a fairly well behaved child. It wasn’t really in my nature to take risks and push boundaries….

As Time Goes By

As Time Goes By

Our six year old couldn’t wait and each week would count the days until the next game. Genesis 29:15-30 Reference: So Jacob served seven years to get Rachel, but they seemed like only a few days to him because of his love for her. (‭Genesis‬ ‭29‬:‭20‬ NIV) Explore: At six and eight years of age…

Protective Parents

Protective Parents

Wow, childhood can be really grueling!! Psalm 124:1-8 Reference: the flood would have engulfed us, the torrent would have swept over us, (‭Psalm‬ ‭124‬:‭4‬ NIV) Explore: Being a child can be tough. The other night, as a consequence for misbehaviour, one of my boys had to actually fold his own washing! Wow, childhood can be really…

You Never Know

You Never Know

I often wonder what will become of them when they grow up. Genesis 22:20-24 Reference: Bethuel became the father of Rebekah. Milkah bore these eight sons to Abraham’s brother Nahor. (‭Genesis‬ ‭22‬:‭23‬ NIV) Explore: I now have four children in my home. And they are all completely different. One is a shopaholic. She loves a…

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