“My Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.” John 14:23 Everyone wants–and needs–a place to belong. We all like to fit in. Too many try too hard–and in all the wrong places.
Prayers with kids or grandkids at bedtime is more than a ritual. They need that spiritual nudge, that personal hug from God and you to give them a sense of security and love. You know that praying to end the day, thanking God for all that was experienced, asking for rest and a fresh start tomorrow, is an important habit to build in your kids.
He conversed with Adam in the first garden. He told Noah to build an ark. He spoke to Moses in a burning bush. He promised Abraham a son. Paul heard His voice on the way to Damascus. But does God still speak to us today? If so, how? When? Where?
Home and Family Expectations What are your expectations for your home and family? Do you expect less messiness and more beauty? And how do you respond when you can’t see the beauty for the mess? Here are a few ideas to help you get started:
We all want to leave a good legacy. I said good-bye to a sweet friend yesterday named Granny Ruth whose legacy will affect others for generations. I’ m sure Jesus greeted her with a warm “Well done!” as she stepped through the gates of heaven. How I will miss her! I wrote a story about Granny Ruth in one of my books, Day-votions® for Grandmothers.