I’m currently reading Gloria Furman’s book Missional Motherhood, and I can tell you that she has a remarkable insight into the highs and lows of family life, and looking to the gospel of Jesus Christ for her strength, guidance, and joy in all things.
Great art and music are inspired. In order to capture the world’s attention, they must have a muse, a muse that touches the soul.
While I don’t resonate with everything in this article, there is enough here that everyone could take away something of value.
I wrote about this a little last week. Sometimes we (Western Christians) tend to be too inclined towards destinationism; the mental disposition that says we need a limelight to be of influence or purpose. But our first calling is always to our local congregation, our family (if you’re a parent).
Wherever we are, we want our children to know we cannot move forward in hope apart from Christ.