One of my favorite big purchases that Brad and I have made over the years is our Sonos system. I love having music playing throughout the house all.the.time. It just sets a mood. When no one else is home, I love to turn it up and just worship as I’m working or doing things around… Continue reading Thanksgiving & Worship
These words are the beginning of a familiar ritual, the Lords Supper. Yet, don’t let it become so familiar it looses its significance and power. And it began with giving thanks. On an emotional night where he would later sweat drops of blood, here He gives thanks to the father, because he could see what… Continue reading All I have is His and all He has is mine.
Most of the time when we talk about being thankful, it’s about the blessings… family, friends, health, our home, food, loved toys, and so on. Yesterday Jack wrote he is thankful for God. And there it was, pure and simple. Thankfulness for the giver of the gifts. Because if we didn’t have all the blessings,… Continue reading The Giver or the Gifts
This year we are trying something new – a thanksgiving advent of sorts… every day we each write something we are thankful for on a paper leaf, and by thanksgiving we’ll have a tree covered in leaves of thankfulness. We started last night and both M & J got into it right away. This morning… Continue reading Pushing Reset
I love holidays, they are like alters in time where every year as we pass by, we are encouraged to pause and look past the busyness of life to see what’s important. To remember it, to celebrate it. Today begins my favorite time of year. A month focused on a thankful heart and mind followed… Continue reading Holidays and the Pause