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Wednesday Whispers #11

IMG_4650 (1)Reads for the week: 

If Life Doesn’t Look Like What You Had Hoped For

 What God Says to Your Tears

Fun for the week:

Here’s When to Watch All Your Favorite Christmas Specials in 2018

Festive Christmas Crafts for Kids

The Christmas Story: Kids Perspective

Music for the week: 

Christy Nockels: The Thrill of Hope

JJ Heller: Unto Us

 Point of Grace: Winter Wonderland

Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir: Light of the World 

Chris Tomlin: Adore

Laura Story: God With Us

Podcasts for the week:

The Grove Podcast: Katherine Wolfe, Lysa Terkeurst, Ann Voskamp

Grace Covers Me Podcast: Shauna Pilgreen on Befriending our Non-Christian neighbors 

Risen Motherhood podcast: Trusting God w/our Children (Nancy Guthrie)

Happy Wednesday, friends!

* I will be taking a rest from Wednesday Whispers through the month of December. 

 

 

 

 

Discipline or Disciple?

I walk in the door from teaching ladies Bible study. It is 10 pm. I’m spent. . .emotionally, physically, and mentally. But my soul has been nourished from time in the Word.

Thoughts of walking into my quiet house delight me! The kids should all be in bed. . .and hopefully asleep by now!

As I enter the kitchen, disappointment awaits me. One of the kids is up waiting for me. My idea of a nice, quiet evening disappears quickly!

I fight the selfishness rising within my spirit. . .the irritation of having to deal with problems. . .and the frustration of losing my quiet evening.

She looks at me with big tears in her eyes. “Mom, I need to talk to you about what happened tonight.” Continue reading Discipline or Disciple?