I am following Julie Pierce’s book review of Sheryl Sandberg’s best seller, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead with a Coffee Talk at Gifted for Leadership.
Topic: What Are We Teaching our Young Women? Why the Church needs to Lean In to the Conversations Concerning Marriage and Singleness.
Sip brew and join in here.
I had been looking forward to last Saturday for quite some time. My best friends from college have both moved within driving distance so I can now get in my car and love on them and their children within a few short hours. I was looking forward to squeezing the waist of one of my best friends who I had not seen in almost two years and holding her 10 month old baby girl in my arms for the first time and telling her how much I love her. I was looking forward to spending quality time laughing with my godparents and eating great food. I was looking forward to the view of the river and the noise of children and connecting with old friends and mentors from college. I was looking forward to the vision planning meeting we scheduled for that morning with a group of loved ones and colleagues. Yes, it was going to be a great day!
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READ: Joshua Chapters 3-4
In Chapters 3 and 4, we see the fulfillment of a promise that God made to Moses, as an extension of his covenant with Abraham. For forty years, the Israelites suffered tremendous hardships which caused them to wander the wilderness where several generations died. In spite of this, God continued to care and provide for them. After Moses’ death, God raised up a leader in Joshua. It was Joshua who would take the surviving Israelites into the land that God had promised. God instructed Joshua to build a monument of twelve stones to forever remind the people and their children of the day that God cut off the flow of the Jordan River, so they could cross into the land that God had promised them forty years ago.
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