What Do You Really Want?
How to Paint Your Bible Cover
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...
Kids & Genesis
Have you ever given much thought to the Genesis account? Should you? Does it matter to your kids? Here's how it impacted me...
Right In Front Of You
Jesus was weird. Seriously. He didn't host regularly scheduled holy productions or use the latest curriculum. In fact, Jesus totally ignored many of the things we believe you "need" to do to teach kids/people about God...
"I need to be alone, Mama, okay?"
Normally I'm fine if one of my kiddos need a few minutes to themself. But this one caught me off guard. We were doing school on the porch, cruising a long with math, and one of the boys needed something from his school drawer.
Ten seconds later I heard that weak little voice and the request for alone time. Not good, I thought. I had the others stay at the porch, where I could hear them, and went inside. One look told me something was wrong...