Modesty, Teaching Our Children, and Fishbowls

I didn’t have any blog ideas today, so I thought I’d point you over to MInTheGap’s site. He generously invites me to guest post on his site once a week or so, and here are links to my three latest posts. I’m also including the first few lines of each one to hopefully draw you over there! Just click on the title to go directly to that post!

Innocent Victims of the Fashion Industry

“I couldn’t wear black as a child. It was too sophisticated.

As a mother raising three daughters in today’s culture, I wish all I had to worry about was the color of their clothing. My poor sisters remember when all their friends were wearing pants with zippers while they were condemned to polyester and elasticized waist bands.

Zippers were masculine!”…

Teach It To The Children

The far-reaching power of a Godly heritage; do we fully appreciate the potential impact of our daily testimony on future generations?

Psalm 78:5-6, expands brilliantly,

For He established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which He commanded our fathers, that they should teach them to their children, that the generation to come might know, even the children yet to be born, that they may arise and tell them to their children…”…

Life in the Fishbowl

“Yes, life in a fishbowl, a phrase often used when describing life in a pastor’s family. Displayed to be admired or found wanting, high expectations can drain even the most eager of God’s servants. Actually, times have changed. Used to be, a congregation expected the pastor’s wife to fulfill most of the roles now covered by the education and hospitality committees…”