Sunday Blessings, Day 280:
3. Awesome God Music
4. Word of God Speak Music
5. The Lord's Prayer
7. Sharing the Peace
8. A message from Elizabeth Chocrane, a missionary to Nepal.
10. Hope takes risks.
Monday Blessings, Day 281:
1. Free Verse Poetry
2. List poetry
3. Acrostic poetry
4. ABC poetry
5. Students writing for a half hour in 10 minute chunks.
6. Students excited about sharing their work with partners, and then with the whole class.
7. The end of Taming of the Shrew.
8. My Shakespeare class had complete consensus on this opinion: Katherine is not tamed at the end of the Taming of the Shrew, she's just learned to say what she needs to say to get what she wants.
9. Finishing my outline/summaries for the three classes I'll be teaching next year.
10. Hope peseveres.
Tuesday Blessings, Day 282:
1. No cavities at the dentist office for my daughters!
2. My old dog finally had her stitches taken out, and is free from the cone of shame.
3. My daughters finished their math lessons with ease . . . I'm not sure this will ever happen with joy, but ease is good.
4. Fat Tuesday is fun.
5. Chocolate melted in the microwave, and then mixed with cocounut to make a large homemade haystack. Yum.
7. Caffeinated soda.
8. A hamburger, dripping with goodness.
9. A clean car.
10. Hope never fails.
Wednesday Blessings, Day 283:
1. Ash Wednesday: a time for repentence, discipline, reliance on the Lord, undeserved grace and faith.
4. The book of Acts in the Bible
5. Psalm 51
6. Ashes, and olive oil
7. A friend of mine started a new blog, check it out: Faithfully Frugal
8. The Ash Wednesday devotion from Upper Room
9. Today's daily devotion from Luther Hour Ministries Lenten Devotion
10. Hope in Christ
"Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.
You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us."