What are you thankful for? Name five things.
Pause. Silence. Mumbling. The subsequent five things that were named all had to do with the five school subjects that were finished today. It ws supposed to be a simple end-the-evening routine question.
I can see how that's something to be thankful for, but there isn't more?
I was losing patience. Wow! I've been sowing these thankful seeds since they were born and they couldn't come up with more?
My patient husband, who had been silent, was invited into the conversation because I was sure that at this point any additional comments from me would only serve to injure, not help.
We sat with our child, praying over him, asking Father to open his heart.
Eyes to see the gifts. This has been the theme in my life, but it hasn't full taken root in my children's hearts yet. We are all on a journey.
Speaking promise and blessing over my son tonight, I catch a glimpse of the Father'…