A sweet and encouraging Scripture for my Sandwich Generation family after a power outage

Power-full Encouragement for the Sandwich Generation Granny Nanny

Thank you for sharing...

We may earn money or products from the companies mentioned in this post, which is at no additional cost to you. :)

Daily Living Made Easier

Autumn has come in with a vengeance where my Sandwich Generation family lives – complete with yesterday's major rain storm, thunder and lightning non-stop for hours, and even a power outage for about an hour! During the dark moments of no electricity, my senior mom enjoyed listening to Jack Benny on her iPad as I supervised my visiting grandsons having fun playing fort with the couch while listening to music on the one iPod that still had power (yes, sadly, this tech-savvy grandma didn't have everything fully charged like I usually do – too much to do and too little sleep the night before 🙂 ). When the power came back on and the overhead lights gleamed brightly on the dark living room, I was reminded of one of my favorite Scriptures.

A sweet and encouraging Scripture for my Sandwich Generation family after a power outage

For You light my lamp; The LORD my God illumines my darkness. Psalm 18:28

Later in the day, I was talking to yet another grandson about the morning's events. His house had some power blinking but no outage. I told him about ours and that I was using this verse for Word-Filled Wednesday and asked what he thought about it. He asked, "Does the Bible really have a verse about lights?" I told him it did and showed it to him on a post of mine from last month. He thought about it for a minute and then commented, wise beyond his years, "Well, after all, the Bible has a verse about everything, doesn't it?"

Talk about a grandma's heart bursting with joy! I agreed, saying "It does about everything that matters, that's for sure!" Don't you love it when our children or grandchildren let us know they really ARE listening! That's definitely a blessing to grandparents everywhere. 

Adaptive Clothing for Seniors, Elderly & Disabled
Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Previous Post
The iTunes Music app may not be the easiest of the Ipad apps for seniors but it's defintely worth their while
Caring for Aging Parents

iPad Adventures for Our Sandwich Generation Family! Old Time Radio and New Fangled Music App

Next Post
The Sandwich Generation granny nanny was already behind when I broke this can with my car
Sandwich Generation Issues

Caregiving With A Cherry Flavor

Comments

  1. I’m glad you all braved the storm with no problems, despite not being fully charged. 😀

    Such a sweet comment from your grandson. A blessing indeed—and proof he’s being taught well.

    Happy Wednesday!

  2. So very thankful that He is my light.

    • Lisa
    • September 26, 2012

    Kaye, your story is precious. Praise God for the illustration and your grandson’s conclusion about the Bible! Amen!

    • Cathy
    • September 27, 2012

    Beautiful – That is so wonderful what your grandson said. You are such a blessing to them.

  3. Thanks Cathy 🙂

  4. Thanks, Lisa 🙂

  5. Amen, Denise, AMEN!

  6. Thanks so much, Lisa 🙂

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

two × five =

Optimized with PageSpeed Ninja