Sometimes we refrain from telling others we appreciate them because doing so seems fake and flat, much like flattering them would. Sam Crabtree, writing for Desiring God, offers the solution of praising others by pointing to the Christlikeness of their actions, as well as how they reflect the character of God by their behavior. Glorifying God for His work in the lives of people around us blesses them and gives us pleasure.
Is there anything better than cuddling up with a book on a cold winter day? Janice Campbell at the Doing What Matters blog shares her picks for winter reading. In addition to the ten books, she also lists 13 previously reviewed books and provides links to other blog posts with more recommended reading.
Giving children age-appropriate chores is important for building responsibility and character in our children, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun. These chore charts could add a little excitement to finishing the tasks. At the bottom of the page, you will find suggestions for age–appropriate chores.