No more posts this week...

Due to a death in the family, I will not post again until Monday, March 24th. Have a wonderful Easter.

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Resting in Prayer

She wants to play. She needs to nap. I get great joy out of playing with her for hours on end, but there comes a point when her need for sleep takes precedent. On days when she protests (loudly) about naptime, I have to remind myself that she doesn't understand what she needs and proceed to meet those needs regardless of what she is asking. My relationship with the Father operates in much the same way. Even when I think I know what my needs are, He knows better. Thankfully, it's not up to me to pray perfect prayers to get those needs met. Just like a parent, He meets me in my weakness and misunderstanding...

So too the Holy Spirit comes to our aid and bears us up in our weakness;
for we do not know what prayer to offer nor how to offer it worthily as we ought,
but the Spirit Himself goes to meet our supplication and pleads in our behalf
with unspeakable yearnings and groanings too deep for utterance.
And He who searches the hearts of men knows what is in the mind of the Holy Spirit
(what His intent is), because the Spirit intercedes and pleads (before God)
in behalf of the saints according to and in harmony with God's will.
Romans 8:26-27

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March 17th

Busy day today...will write more tomorrow. Here's today's list!

Grow: Read "More of His Spirit", an article by Beth Moore
Move: Got 10 minutes? Then you can squeeze in some exercise!
Create: Decorate with Wallwords.
Laugh: The Evolution of Motherhood

Connect: Are you or your spouse Way Too Busy?
Nurture: "The High Calling of Motherhood", an article by Ginger Plowman
Share: Support a persucuted pastor through VOM.

Simplify: Keep lists online with Listography.
Manage: How to live with "Big Dreams on a Small Budget"
Save: Looking for something specific? You might find it free on Freecycle!
Prepare: Learn how to decode food labels.

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