There’s a new addition to the side bar. Scripture Memory This Week is something that will hopefully challenge you in some small way and remind you to hide God’s Word in your heart. A few days ago I posted this article to give you some encouragement that it is possible to memorize scripture and point you to a useful tool for scripture memory. For some, one or two verses a week may not be a big deal. For others memorizing one or two scripture passages a week will be more than they’ve ever memorized in a lifetime. I hope you’ll accept the challenge.
It’s a BOY! That makes seven boys and one girl just in case you were trying to keep track. I suppose you want the stats now.
Josiah David Pierpont – we’ll probably be calling him J.D. pretty soon
Born July 31st at 12:34 PM
8 Pounds, 12 Ounces
22 Inches Long
Mom is doing well now after a rough day. I’m on my way to bed now. 🙂
The picture isn’t too flattering – maybe we’ll have something snappier for you tomorrow. He wanted us to know he wasn’t too pleased with somebody turning the lights on all of a sudden. Kind of how I look in the morning, now that I think about it.
Have you ever tried to memorize scripture? Started out with big plans to memorize say, a chapter a month. Failed miserably after trying for just a week? This method emphasizes finding a workable plan for you, starting with one or two verses a week. The usefulness of this plan is in its simplicity. [Read more…] about Seven Steps To Scripture Memory Success
My brother, Ken shares this story today about a time when he tried to kill me. Well – I don’t think it was really that bad. I honestly don’t remember this event in my life, but then I was only five and I’ve always said I have memories represed between the pages of my mind. Isn’t that a song or something? Don’t tell Ken I don’t remember it though or he won’t buy me books for my birthday any more.
Over the last fifteen years or so we’ve had cable television on and off depending on where we were living at the time. This week we had it disconnected. What a liberating feeling and it’s been a little more peaceful around here lately. As peaceful as things can be with seven children between the ages of eleven and sixteen months.
[Read more…] about My, Things Sure Are Quiet, Dear