So far I’ve been continuously telling myself to “keep cool,” calm down (don’t fear), PRAY for my children and keep sharing God’s Word with them. My prayer is that God’s Word will be louder than what the world is saying.
In the hustle and bustle of work, pregnancy, Christmas shows, parties and more, I’m thankful for McGregor! My family and I attended the Christmas Countdown with the Pastor and some great bookmarks were given out. It takes you day by day through the Bible (Dec. 5-Dec. 25), tying together both old and New Testament passages for this Christmas season.
So every night before bed, my goal is to have a nightly devotional with my girls. OK, so what if I’m several days behind and it takes two minutes for them to sit still and then another two for them to get quite and listen, it’s still a great opportunity to spiritually pour into my children. At the end of our devotional, we’ll sing a Christmas song (preferably a calm one, like Silent Night).
You see, my hope is not to do everything right, instead, my prayer is to remain persistent in trying to introduce my girls to God’s Word. Regardless of what my children are learning in school, who they meet in their lives, etc., I don’t want to get discouraged by the giants that the world can bring. I know and rest in the truth that the Word of God is the stone needed to knock down any giant! So the next time my 5 year old talks about how much she loves Hanukkah or her school sends letters home about the Holiday show, I will NOT roll my eyes. I know I have God’s Word.