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“Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger…” Luke 2:12 *** I had this idea of what beautiful would look like.Of what I wanted life to be, of how it would be shaped, of who I would become.I could see it, almost taste it, and I longed to get there and embrace it fully.Jesus? He was there as the center of it all, of course.…at least that’s how it started.It’s like Christmas.Every child of God… Read more »

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I have been meditating this week on two passages of scripture dealing with planting or sowing, and what they mean for us as parents.Psalm 126:6  “Those who weep while they plant will sing for joy while they harvest.”and…Hos. 8:7  “They sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.”The context of the second is the prophet Hosea addressing the wayward, rebellious nation of Israel, who had departed from God and fallen into idolatry, and were quickly approaching judgment.The Pulpit Commentary has this… Read more »