1. God is good. He takes care of us and guides his children.
|Eating breakfast together: we celebrate|
God's provision - and in this case,
|Worth a closer look:|
Dutch Apple pancake
2. We are loved.
|As I pack up my 2 little homemade trees,|
I feel the beautiful assurance
of Christmas: we are loved
beyond what we can understand!
|K loves to imitate us, but she's|
her own person with her own future
(even with Oma's reading glasses on her nose)
*This is what the Lord says- he who made a way through the sea, a path through the mighty waters, "Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. Isaiah 43:16,18-19 NIV
*The Lord will not reject forever. Although he causes grief, he will have compassion according to the abundance of his steadfast love. Lamentations 3:31-32 NEV
*By grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God. Ephesians 2:8 ESV
Moravian Prayer: With the passing of another year, God, we reflect on all we have experienced. Grant us peace as we look back and see your steadfast love in the midst of it all. In faith, we continue our walk with you. Amen.