"The monastery is a school of love because it teaches us to forget ambition, convenience and self-gratification in order to open our hearts to love."
by Malinda Fuller May you have clarity of thought and a morsel of sanity today. May you know that His grace is enough. For every season, every tantrum, every question, every failure. It is enough. Always. May you know that you are wildly loved by your Father, just as you are. Not because of what … Continue reading Prayer for a Stressed Out Mom
From the Babylon Bee, a Christian satire site. Attendance, Parents Shocked By Daughter’s Lack Of Faith April 7, 2016 Fullerton, CA—Local father Trevor Michelson, 48, and his wife Kerri, 45, are reeling after discovering that after 12 years of steadily taking their daughter Janie to church every Sunday they didn’t have a more pressing sporting commitment—which was … Continue reading Parents Shocked by Daughter’s Lack of Faith (Babylon Bee)
As a new daddy again, this was a good reminder. Peace! -JB
My new favorite daddy-Peter time activity these days is stroller walks around town while listening to the Daily Audio Bible podcast. Now, 95% of the time Peter is fast asleep from the motion, soothing wind and outdoor noises. Strollers are the baby-equivalent to a sleeping pill.
Well, the other day Peter was wide awake as we walked. He was cooing, giggling, and smiling up at me as we traveled along on one of the most beautiful fall evenings of the year. I was soaking in the Word of God — the Psalmist celebrating the majesty and glory of God displayed in the beauty of what he’s made: “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands” (Psalm 19).
As tears filled my eyes at another reminder of God’s awesomeness, I looked down at Peter again. He was staring up into my eyes, filled with delight…
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