Remembering

Some time ago, I felt like God was asking me, "Do you set aside some time during your week to remember me?  Not just remember me, but all the things I have done for you?  And not just lately, but throughout your life?  Do you enjoy talking with others about those things that I have done for you?"

Isaiah 58 is an interesting chapter of the Bible, especially in the Living Translation.  In verses 13, 14 Isaiah says, "If you keep the Sabbath holy, not having your own fun and business on that day, but enjoying the Sabbath and speaking of it with delight as the Lord's holy day, and honouring the Lord in what you do, not following your own desires and pleasure, nor talking idly-..."

Am I intentional about good conversations?

Remembering what God has done for me builds my faith.  It also keeps me from making bad choices.

This was an integral part of life for the people of Israel.  They often set up 'memorials' to remind themselves and their children of what God had done for them at a particular place and time.  Jacob after his dream, and Joshua after he led the people across the river Jordan into the Promised Land are some examples.  Entire festivals in the Bible were instituted for the purpose of remembering - Purim (in the book of Esther), and of course, the Passover.

So what is this page and collection of posts about?  Consider it and the posts that I link from it below
Remembering God's hand and faithfulness in my life
a 'memorial' of sorts - a section of this blog dedicated to building and maintaining my faith (and hopefully encouraging yours) with stories of what God has done specifically for my family and I.  I hope you find it up-lifting.

In rough chronological Order:

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