30 Days of Thanksgiving: November

Driving home from school today, the kids and I were talking about how much we like this time of the year. I was surprised to hear them say things similar to what I shared in this post two autumns ago, Saying Yes to November. The teenagers mentioned how much they can’t wait to eat turkey, …

30 Days of Thanksgiving: Simple Faith

I must admit: sometimes I think these “30 Days of Thankfulness” posts in November are kind of cheesy. I mean, shouldn’t we be thankful every day of the year? We should, of course. But lately, I’ve realized that I’ve fallen away from that discipline. The negativity of life has been so heavy lately that it’s …

Memorial Stones

In the Old Testament of the Bible,¬†people were encouraged to make memorials at places where God did miraculous things. Often, these were made of stone and meant to be permanent reminders for¬†future generations of what God had done in that place. I think we are wise to create similar memorials in our own lives, whether …