Today, my son told me through great tears: "God is not a good daddy." It was if the bottom fell out of my heart. Because I've been there. I think we all have been there. During this season of uncertainty, we are more susceptible to believing the Great Lie that God is not good. We need to confess that doubt and be extra vigilant to meditate on the Truth. God is, indeed, still a good Daddy.
There are few things in life as life-giving and grounding for me as time spent alone in the quiet morning. Here are five books that I have been reading from to nourish my mind and heart and preparing me for a day of serving my family.
Are you getting enough non-fiction? Non-fiction books are an incredible source of knowledge, inspiration, and practical tips for improving life for you and your family. Add some of these suggestions to your 2020 reading list!
Bleak. Dark. Cold. Depressing. Unending. Invigorating. Cozy. Restful. Special. Sacred. Either set of adjectives can describe winter. It all depends on how you live it and how you view it.
It has taken a lot of learning and intentionality on my end to teach them to correctly identify different parts of nature. But I believe it is one of the greatest practices we've established, because by knowing nature by name and identifying nature together, we've all fostered a deep love for it.