I haven’t been on Instagram much (okay, not at all) since Grace was born in late November. It’s been a sweet nesting time. A lot of life has been happening. ❤️ . . It can be easy to fall into the mindset that the stuff of our lives draws its merit from being documented or shared. There have been many sweet moments that have passed un-photographed (who has time to find their phone with a baby in arms and four kids to manage?), and many sweet posts never made. But the truth is, all those photos and videos will ultimately pass away. Each moment has merit, not because it is remembered, but because it happened. —Because the Eternal God is in those moments. That’s why it’s okay just to live sometimes. Just to simply soak up God’s goodness in the moments. . . #babysnugglesfordays . . So, this is me saying hi. 😊 And goodnight.
We got to meet our sweet baby girl this morning. Grace Elizabeth is healthy and as precious as she could be. God is good! ❤️😍 We are in love and grateful for a smooth arrival. #familyofsix #blessingnumberfour
New on the blog! There are certain children’s books that have become staples around our home. We read them year after year, and sometimes week after week! . . Of these, my absolute favorites are the ones that are faith-centered and point my kids to Christ. There are actually many wonderful resources available to help our kids connect with God’s story, and with Christmas coming up, many parents are looking for a “something to read” option to give to their children and many grandparents are looking for ways to encourage precious grandchildren in their faith. . . Find the link to read more in my profile! #christianbooksforkids #discipleship #giftsforchristiankids
Hot cup of coffee. ☕️ The first dusting of snow in the ground outside. ❄️ This book. ❤️ Outside nature is settling down for a winter rest, and I’m being reminded of the soul rest that’s available through sweet time with God. I’m amazed by how much I still have to learn about prayer. . . If you are looking for a new book to help you grow in your faith, I recommend The Soul at Rest by Tricia McCary Rhodes! It is set up as a 40-day journey into a life of prayer, and it does not disappoint. Many years of practice and wisdom have been poured into this resource. . . #soulrest #simplelife #firstsnow #thesoulatrest #goodreads #ad #christianbooks