“A quick trip to the grocery store, and I am ready to sub into any kids’ Sunday school class. Graham crackers, frosting, and plastic knives building, building, building the walls of Jericho…” –read the rest on page 4 of the April 2017 issue of The Christian Journal
“Children are unruly, not yet practiced in culture and politeness. They can be unintentionally rude. They do not conform to the society around them. Their hands are sticky as they run up and grab your pant leg, pointing at something they want you to see…” –read the rest on page 4 of the March 2017 issue of The Christian Journal
Catching up on sharing items published elsewhere…
“Life is hard. Chatting with a woman who was stuck, I realized she waited for the same thing many of us do: for life to get easier. Obstacles and failures piled one on top of another in her life. Her excuse was she was still in a hard place. When this hard place moved, she reasoned, she would make the changes needed…” –read the rest on page 5 of The Christian Journal
For bread to grow, leaven must be present. Kneading accomplishes this. The pulling, pushing, folding, and pulling again spreads the leaven throughout the dough. Over and over our lives are stretched and pulled and folded. The Master’s hands push to spread the leaven in our lives…
Read the rest on page 6 at this link: http://en.calameo.com/read/004371270e9e9123e8cf7?trackersource=embed
You diligently word hard. you set your sight on integrity in all your conduct. You committed to do what was right, knowing that the rewards for doing such would come later. The seeds you planted needed time to germinate, grow, and then bloom.
Out of nowhere, weeds start cropping up where you so diligently prepared. Read the rest on page 6 at this link: http://en.calameo.com/read/0043712705366b3c319c1?trackersource=embed