I conducted a little experiment this year. We tried doing math once a week...
It's funny how you change as you grow up. And how things change around you. In high school a friend of mine wrote his initials on the outside edges of his Bible. He did this cause all our Bibles looked the same. Smart, right? But nobody, nobody, nobody was drawing inside their Bibles, much less on the outside of them! I was so shocked (and a little concerned with what would happen when his deacon daddy saw those edges) that I can still see them burned into my memory. It was just that unheard of!
But time changes things. (Thank the dear Lord) And exactly two decades later, I am writing a post about painting Bible covers. With paint...
The next time some stranger comments, "My! You must have your hands full!" you can point to your shirt and smile.
Have you ever given much thought to the Genesis account? Should you? Does it matter to your kids? Here's how it impacted me...