Memorize & Meditate: Isaiah 6:1,5,8

While reading about the Old Testament ways of worship, I've been reminded of the importance of a reverent attitude toward God. These verses express that idea beautifully. In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. Then said I, Woe… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Isaiah 6:1,5,8

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Memorize & Meditate: 2 Timothy 1:7

This week's Scripture passage was once again chosen by my nine-year-old son, Rowan. He sure can pick 'em, can't he? What a wonderful encouragement to realize that God has given us all we need to accomplish his will in the coming week! For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power,… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: 2 Timothy 1:7

Memorize & Meditate: Psalm 46:10-11

Fall is a busy season in my family's life! There's a hurried feeling in the air along with the chill, as we work to complete certain home and garden projects before the cold weather sets in. That's why I cherish the time each morning during which I can be quiet and calm, inside and out,… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Psalm 46:10-11

Memorize & Meditate: I Corinthians 15:57-58

Sometimes, the sheer amount of work that must be accomplished at my house can be a bit overwhelming. (I'm sure you can relate!) But whether it's school work or house work, paid work or volunteer work, it's a comfort to know that God values, assists, and rewards hard work done for his glory. But thanks… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: I Corinthians 15:57-58

Memorize & Meditate: I Timothy 4:12

(Note: I scheduled this to be published on Monday as usual, and although it showed up on my site, it didn't seem to appear on the reader. So we'll try this again!) This week's passage contains powerful and inspiring words for Christian kids, who need support in a world that sometimes judges them unfairly or… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: I Timothy 4:12

Memorize & Meditate: I Timothy 4:12

This week's passage contains powerful and inspiring words for Christian kids, who need support in a world that sometimes judges them unfairly or misunderstands their faith. In that light, I'm having my three children memorize this passage this week. Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word,… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: I Timothy 4:12

Memorize & Meditate: Proverbs 3:5-7

This week, my youngest son requested a dear and familiar passage about trusting and acknowledging God. Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the Lord, and depart from evil. -… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Proverbs 3:5-7

Old Soul Quotes: Adventure

Our family is grateful for the opportunities given our children through our county and state 4-H programs. Our kids have had experiences and adventures they would never have had otherwise! As their new 4-H year begins, I was inspired to highlight the theme of adventure today. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Adventure

Memorize & Meditate: Proverbs 9:9-10

Thank you, blogger friends! As I pondered the verses and quotations I included in yesterday's post, I was reminded of the importance to learn from others' wisdom, gained through their life experience and walk with the Lord. Fresh, Godly ideas can open the mind to be filled with more of Him! I'm so appreciative of… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Proverbs 9:9-10

Memorize & Meditate: II Timothy 2:15

As we begin a new home-schooling year (with two tenth-graders and a fourth grader!), I wanted to remind myself and my children just why we invest so much time and energy in our classroom each day. This will be their first memory verse of the year. Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: II Timothy 2:15