Tag archive: thankful

This Time Last Year

This Time Last Year

A year can take a very long time. But in another way it can be over before we know it. This time last year I became temporarily disabled by a broken ankle. One minute I was fine, the next I was looking at surgery and week upon week of crutches and a moon boot. It…

A Fulfilling Breakfast

A Fulfilling Breakfast

Where does bread come from? 1 Corinthians 11:2-16 Reference: “For as woman came from man, so also man is born of woman. But everything comes from God.” ‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭11:12‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I have recently been explaining to our three and a half year old how God is involved in everything. At breakfast he saw…

Face-To-Face Appreciation

Face-To-Face Appreciation

I rush on with my busy life without stopping to show my gratitude. Exodus 15:1-27 Reference: “Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron’s sister, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women followed her, with timbrels and dancing.” Exodus‬ ‭15:20‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: Our three year old loves to have his face painted. The time that…

A Buffet of Blessings

A Buffet of Blessings

There never seems to be an end to the goodness. Joshua 7:1-26 Reference: “But the Israelites were unfaithful in regard to the devoted things; Achan son of Karmi, the son of Zimri, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took some of them. So the Lord’s anger burned against Israel.” Joshua‬ ‭7:1‬ ‭NIV‬‬…

Premature Praise

Premature Praise

Don’t thank me, I haven’t done anything yet! Psalm 70:1-5 Reference: But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who long for your saving help always say, “The Lord is great!” (‭Psalm‬ ‭70‬:‭4‬ NIV) Explore: At work the other day I went up to a colleague from another department…

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