Thankful Thursdays: Sanctification
There is nothing I can do by myself to become a better person. Yet somehow, slowly but surely God is doing something amazing in my life through the power of the cross to change who I was into who I am now. To make me patient, loving, kind, and self-controlled. To improve my work ethic and my state of mind. To give me a desire for purity. And I am a better person today than I was five years...
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crushedglass: When people show an interest in learning more about God and His church, we must choose carefully the ones who will be given this witnessing task. In a multicultural society, we would do well to assign someone of the same nationality and language as the inquirer and possibly someone of a similar…
Thankful Thursdays, Jess Wess Edition
Thank you, friend who I met my first year of university and is currently residing in Cambodia, for everything you are to me. You have laughed with me, cried with me, argued with me, and just sat quietly with me. I love your hopeful spirit which is always trying to see God in things. Always looking for ‘God moments’. I appreciate that you loved community so much that you made me love...
From a friend on Facebook, funny enough and cheery enough to share on this day… “I wish I was a glow-worm, Then I would never be glum For how can one be unhappy When the sun shines out of your bum”
Thankful Thursdays: Young Children
Today, I am thankful for schools that include young children. I enjoy teaching older students - watching them learn, challenging myself from time to time with their curriculum, and giving them a chance to increase their independence while they work independently. However, older students rarely give hugs. When I supervise the playground at lunch, or meet a young child in the hallway, or walk...
Make a difference Monday
I am substitute teaching for a month at the same school. If I wasn’t there, it wouldn’t be pretty. So I make a difference. Meanwhile, Friend* took me shopping today to stock up on a few more ‘summer clothes’ and that makes a huge difference for me, as will the new air mattress that doesn’t leak that I will have the privilege of testing out tonight. How has...
Thankful Thursdays: Indiana edition
I am so thankful to be working in the lovely and warm state of Indiana. The sun is shining, the grass is green, and its wonderful to be staying with friends, and to be back in the classroom. I missed it in the past month! Thank you, friends who are letting me live with them this month! You guys rock!! What are you thankful for today?