Aug 15

A Back to School Blog for Moms

August 15, 2014 by Jen Wilkin Comments

A Back to School Blog for Moms ...It's that day again—the photos are everywhere on Facebook and Twitter: scrubbed faces, neatly trimmed hair, un-scuffed shoes, and bulging backpacks all heading out the door. 

The faces in the photos are all smiles—it's behind the camera where the tears usually spring up, as mothers everywhere faithfully create a steady record of that bittersweet morning when the kids return to school.

Jewish rabbis taught that pregnancy is a mother's most blessed season. During pregnancy she could know with certainty that her child was safe, warm, nourished and near—a certainty that would vanish as soon as the child entered the outside world. 

Aug 13

Journey through Acts {Day 38}

August 13, 2014 by Katie Orr Comments

Journey through Acts {Day 38} 

Today's Reading :: Acts 28:16-31 HCSB

When we entered Rome, Paul was permitted to stay by himself with the soldier who guarded him. After three days he called together the leaders of the Jews. When they had gathered he said to them: “Brothers, although I have done nothing against our people or the customs of our ancestors, I was delivered as a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans. After they examined me, they wanted to release me, since I had not committed a capital offense.

Read the rest of {Day 38} here.
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