Oyyyyy! What a week! Tornados, hail, driving rain, and sad news! Grandkid fun, tantrums, games, homework, and angst! Senior mom loved the extra walks during the warmer weather and was sad to see this week's aqua therapy go down the drain, thanks to stormy weather. Hmmmm, almost sounds like a crazy musical, doesn't it? Or a somewhat strange, yet mostly normal week full of the Sandwich Generation issues of life. 🙂
I'm really glad I picked the encouraging Scripture from Hebrews 12:2 for this week's Lent devotions for the grand kids and myself. It's been especially great for the various different situations we've dealt with this week – from fear to frustration.
Fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2
The grandkids and I have also been singing these words, along with other encouraging praise and worship hymn songs and music like Have I Not Commanded You – Joshua 1:9, Trust and Obey, and I Surrender All. So you can imagine how happy I was to discover a recording by Gary Morris combining Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus (Same song – only most singers use Turn and I prefer Fix), with I Surrender All along with another of the old Christian hymns I love, Just as I Am. Here's one of my Smilebox eCards creations to share this with you as well. 🙂