Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Challenging and Inspiring Posts

I had saved these posts to possibly blog about, or to at least share, as I found them challenging and inspiring.

Christian Women Online's "Teach Us to Pray" devotional from a while back struck a chord with me, as did the more recent "Feathers Plucked for a Nest" devotional.

Kysha particiapted in an "In Other Words Meme" that started with this quote: "We must assess our thoughts and beliefs and reckon whether they are moving us closer to conformity to Christ or farther away from it."~ by John Ortberg Her post is worth reading. I'm thinking the "In Other Words Meme" is also looking pretty interesting.

I really liked the two simple, but not always easy things that Willa suggested in her post Keeping Intentionality - an evening reflection of and a morning list of things to do. I've been trying to incorporate those into my days and they do help. She also pointed to a couple of posts by Elizabeth at In the Heart of my Home that made me go "Ouch". I could identify with the messy friend she talked about in Why Bother. She has great suggestions in On Being Intentional. I need to work on that.

The Two Shall Become One "Our Calling" posts are hitting close to home, too. I was especially struck by part two and the fact that being my husband's helper and loving my children are tied together. I've always thought I tried my best to love my children, but I haven't always tried my best to be my husband's helper, so I have failed to love my children as I should. Need to work on that too.

1 comment:

Dana said...

Thank you so much for these posts. I'll have to come back tonight when I have more time than to just skim over them. :)