It's been a bit of a green week, hasn't it? Nope, I haven't been sick – just having lots of fun with St Patricks Day around here at SandwichINK for the Sandwich Generation. But now it's time to get a bit more serious as we continue on with Lent ideas for our whole family – from the young kids and grandkids on up to our aging parents and grandparents.
Each day my grandsons and I have been saying Wednesday's encouraging Bible Scripture. Thursday, while driving one to school, we listened to the praise and worship hymn song, Here I am to Worship, by Phillips, Craig and Dean. It was the perfect timing to practice our verse that day. And as I listened to the words, it also seemed an excellent song for this sweet Spiritual Sunday. As I meandered through YouTube, I was especially delighted with this version of the song – in song and ASL – sign language. What a great video to share with our grandchildren!
Last week, for A Pause in Lent 2012, Floss focused on the Liberality of God. I really appreciated that food for thought and was so blessed this week as God kept bringing it back to my mind with a wide variety of encouraging and comforting Bible verses to cheer my heart – even on the gloomiest and rainiest day of the week! Because even there – I rejoiced in the liberality of God as I watched the rain drops come down, slowly at first then faster and faster. The dry field nearby was still looking brown and dead but with plenty of rain, I know it will green up soon and bring a bountiful and, yes, liberal harvest to our neighbor.
A great reminder that as we plant seeds of God's Word – through Bible memory verses and praise and worship music – we too will reap a bountiful harvest – in our hearts and the hearts of our loved ones. What a lovely way of leaving a sweet spiritual legacy for our kids and grandkids! And what joy those songs and scriptures will be as they (and we) grow older through the years. Have a blessed day to all, in AND out of the Sandwich Generation!