Saturday, June 28, 2014

one thousand gifts - chapter four

Ann stated that "I don't really want more time; I just want enough time."
Do you agree with this sentiment?
If so, then, can you answer the question... "enough time" for what?


Saturday, June 21, 2014

one thousand gifts - chapter three

In this chapter Philippians 4:11-12 is referred to...

"...I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am.  I know how to get along with humble means, and I also know how to live in prosperity; in any and every circumstance I have learned the secret of being filled and going hungry, both of having abundance and suffering need." 

Ann has chosen to highlight the word 'learned' in these verses and to use this as a springboard to her learning how to give thanks, yet it is verse 13 that gives us the secret that Paul has learned... "I can do all things through Him who strengthens me."  

How do you see the truth of verse 13 relating to how Ann has seen verse 12-13?

Saturday, June 14, 2014

one thousand gifts - chapter two

Hi everyone!
Last week, at our church's Leaders Summit meeting,
 I sat at the table with one of the girls that is joining us
 in reading through one thousand gifts.

She told me that she had just purchased 60 of these little books
and will be giving them out as gifts for others to read and enjoy!
I thought I had heard her wrong,
but no, that was the number of women that will receiving this lovely gift.

If you have not already obtained your own copy,
(or perhaps you are one of the blessed recipients of one as a gift!)
and would like to join us...
it is never too late.
Or, maybe you would prefer just to visit here each week
and listen in on the discussion,
that is fine too!
Looking forward to chatting with you in the Comment Cafe below!

BTW, click here for the blog post The Gift of Time mentioned in today's vlog. 

with much love and joy,

Saturday, June 7, 2014

one thousand gifts - chapter one

Hi everyone!

A question brought up as a possible springboard to begin discussion was:

Are you ready to live out the choice of saying "Yes",
to opening your hands to freely receive whatever God gives...
whatever He gives.
And if so, why?
It's a good question!

Other questions to consider for discussion:

Do you see your grief places as an act allowed by God pg 11
Is God good pg 12
Does the sin of ingratitude rise when the hard places come pg 15

BTW, because Sunday is the first day for me to begin reading a new chapter, the Vlog posts have been scheduled to go up Saturday mornings throughout the summer.

You can always subscribe to Pure Grace by typing in your email address in the Follow by E-mail box in the upper right hand side of this page and you will be notified whenever a new post is available.

Check in often to chat with your sisters! Notifications are not sent on comments so you will have to pop in every so often to see how the conversation is progressing and to have a visit!

with love and great joy, 

BTW, click here for the blog post But He said to them mentioned in today's vlog.