Gratitude Challenge Day 15 and 16

Songs, Hymns, Poetry and Books shared over meals, tea time and bedtime can be a beautiful and practical way to point hearts towards truth, beauty and goodness. Listening to and reflecting on songs of gratitude is what we did for days 15 and 16 of this challenge. We have been listening and playing this song around…

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Gratitude Challenge Day 13 and 14

We woke up to the sound of rain. It has been raining here for more than two days. I love the Rain. Rain is the sound of comfort, of mercies made new, and the promise of fruitfulness It is the sigh of relief for all the dry and hard spaces. Every beautiful season of my…

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Gratitude Challenge Day 11 and 12

  Morning-Time Gratitude We continue to make entries in our journals. Kids are free to write or draw anything that they are thankful for. Usually when they write simple things like ” I am grateful for my music”, I use this as conversation, and ask questions like ” What do you love about music?”, ”…

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Gratitude Challenge Day 9 and 10

“ As a man thinks in his heart, so is he”    (Proverbs 23:7) The story of “ The Magic Mask” is a story in which a powerful ruler with a face full of bitterness, later transforms his frowning cruel countenance to one of understanding and love. He does this  with the help of a…

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Gratitude Challenge Day 7 and 8

We are keeping up with entries in our gratitude journals day and night, while engaging in some family time activities that keep us focused on practicing gratitude. This challenge is not meant to be rigid. I am basically taking it day by day, weaving our natural family rhythms, happenings in the world around us, events…

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