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Our summer Bible memory verses activities for grandparents and their grandchildren are in full swing. We decided to shorten our song, a bit, to just:
Love is patient, Love is kind, Love never fails, Love never fails
– sung 2 times.
It’s much easier to sing, not to mention much easier for this granny nanny to remember. It’s also especially appropriate this week as we are now at:
Love is kind.
Don't these penguins look so patient and kind with this little one?
Being at the opposite extreme, with hot summer-like temperatures and a new big vinyl swimming pool, afternoons have found us all happy, yet tired, and even, sometimes, a bit grumpy. Perfect opportunities to talk about Love is (or should be) always patient and kind, even when we are tired or don’t feel like it.
And then, of course, God turns around and reminds me when I’m a bit cranky after a bad night’s sleep or in the middle of a nasty traffic jam! That’s one of the biggest blessings about spending a whole summer on a specific passage of inspirational Scriptures like this. We grownups are learning and growing as much as the kids! And that, in turn, proves to be a big blessing to our elderly parents as we can then practice extra patience and kindness with them.
For more inspiring Bible verses and pictures to encourage the Sandwich Generation, be sure to visit the new home of Word-Filled Wednesday at Internet Café Devotions. From now on, they will always be at that site, run by the same great team that has been blessing us throughout the year!
And don’t forget to come back to SandwichINK on Friday for more activities for grandparents and their grandchildren centered around 1 Corinthians 13: 4-8, 13.