The pen reminds us of the importance of capturing stories, truth, and wisdom on paper. . . . Write down your thoughts—whatever they are. Each day write about a time, place, or relationship where you felt God’s presence or absence.
—Kara Lassen Oliver, Passing It On: How to Nurture Your Children’s Faith Season by Season (Upper Room Books, 2015)
If you choose to write down a story about feeling God’s presence, who could you share that with today? Join the conversation.
Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel: Write in a book all the words that I have spoken to you.
—Jeremiah 30:2, NRSV
Prayer for the Week
Now I lay me down to sleep,
I pray the Lord my soul to keep;
Thy angels watch me through the night,
And keep me safe till morning’s light.
Submit your prayer to The Upper Room.
This week’s featured book, Passing It On: How to Nurture Your Children’s Faith Season by Season, is a practical guide to help parents, grandparents, and other concerned adults nurture their children’s faith. Author Kara Lassen Oliver offers easy-to-follow suggestions for families during the back-to-school, Advent, Lent, and summer seasons. Read more.
(Courtesy of Vanderbilt Divinity Library)
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