Thy Glory in my valley

I fear just seeing all these words in this prayer, in these verses as metaphors and sweet notions. I want it to be a chemical reactionary change element in my life, but it's so easy to avoid being gripped by these words. This is why the valley is necessary.   To better expand on this, [...]

Lenten Liturgy Landscape Share

You are invited! Please come share your Lenten Liturgy Experience, We really want to hear your thoughts on liturgy, Lent, the Valley of Vision prayer and to hear what the Lord has been doing in your life through these things. Join us for good discussion and for  fellowship together over a meal. Please join us [...]

Thy Riches in My Poverty

God's economics: Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus,  who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men.  And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to [...]

thy grace in my sin

thy grace in my sin

True story: It's been a hard week. I would like to claim this statement on behalf of hard things and good things that take lots of time and energy. But that is not why I struggled with this week. It's been a hard week because my husband was sick. He had a bad cold. Everyday, [...]

THY JOY IN MY SORROW

This may be the hardest aspect of the gospel for me to understand. THY JOY IN MY SORROW... What exactly does that mean?  I may not have suffered the trials that some of my brothers and sisters have, but I am a human, and I have had, and do have, deep sorrow. There are many [...]

Paint+Draw w/ WnA 2018

Paint+Draw w/ WnA 2018

  Why:    Part of our mission here at Wondern Awe is to promote and nurture the love and joy of artistic pursuits.  For this reason, we are announcing the second annual  Paint + Draw with Wondern Awe National Homeschool Art Contest!  (Click here to see last year's contest as well as the winning entries.) [...]

Thy life in my death

Thy life in my death

“It’s a J-curve. Jesus lives a J-curve. He describes his life as a seed dying and rising again. … Gospel stories are possible only because God actively shapes history, bringing life where there is death.” - Paul Miller 7 But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. 8 Indeed, I count everything as loss [...]