Share Four Somethings – July 2018

I can’t believe we’ve blown through another month! These four weeks have been packed with camping, football practices, family visits and rest. I’m linking up with Heather Gerwing for #sharefoursomethings again and highlighting my favorite things from July!

Something Loved

I loved my weekend alone while my men were camping. It’s one of my favorite family traditions, which is ironic since I don’t participate in the actual camping part. But as the mother of pre-teen boys, I am deeply grateful for my husband’s willingness to pour wisdom and truth into them while seeking adventure.

Something Said

This month for The Glorious Table I wrote about Barna Research Group’s newest report about how Generation Z is processing their faith. It’s alarming to me how far we’re moving as a nation from the Biblical definition of faith found in Hebrews 11. I believe this is a situation where we cannot bury our head in the sand and expect it to work itself out.

Something Learned

I’ve spent the summer in 1 and 2 Corinthians with the summer She Reads Truth study. A friend and I decided to invest in the workbooks and I’m so thankful we did. This has been a timely study and the weekly discussions have added an important layer.

While this is not something new, this month I have been reminded how important it is to compare what other people say the Bible says to what the Bible actually says.

Something Read

As an Enneagram 2 I relate on MANY levels to this post by fellow coach’s wife Kelly Youngblood. She says. “When you’ve moved around as much as I have, belonging is a lot harder to come by and fitting in is–in the short run–is a lot easier.”  Read more on Kelly’s post How Do You Like Your Eggs.

 

Head over to Heather’s blog to read what others are sharing this month!

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Share Four Somethings – June 2018

Can you believe another month is in the books? Summer is flying by here in the Midwest. We’ve had a crazy weather month but we’re also enjoying exploring new coffee shops and restaurants in our current community. I’m linking up with Heather Gerwing for another month of #sharefoursomethings.

Something Loved

We celebrated wedding Anniversary 17 this past week! I loved our time away at the FCA Getaway earlier this month as well as a few hours on a “real” date just the two of us this Saturday.

Something Said

This month the Attorney General took the Bible extremely out of context with a terrible interpretation of Romans 13. Having written a blog post months prior about my studies through BSF in the Book of Romans, I was reminded again how important it is to read the Bible instead of just taking other people’s word about what is in there. The timing was interesting, I scheduled my post to automatically post around the same time all the Romans 13 conversations were happening.

Something Learned

I learned this month that sometimes we need a vacation before we realize we need a vacation. Our Preseason getaway was the breath of fresh air I needed in many ways. I loved having girl time with my nieces, exploring the Wisconsin Dells with our kids for the first time and turning off the computer.

Something Read

I discovered the Lose the Cape community this month. I just finished their most recent book focused on parenting teens and I can’t begin to tell you how relieved I am to have found this amazing resource!

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