Here we are in the Ho-Hum of November.
The brilliance of October color departs us and we stand well ahead of the end of the month when we gleefully gather and feast with loved ones and then, anticipate the birth of the Savior.
But what about the in-between lingering days?
I thought I’d share some in-the-thick-of-fall inspiration to whet the appetite before we enter into the celebration of the beautiful seasons of Thanksgiving and Advent.
READING: Friends’ thankful lists including the safe return and adoption of this family’s boy after a long journey of praying, waiting, traveling; Future Grace by John Piper. This.book.is.amazing. So far, it’s revolutionized how I think about grace;
LIVING ART: So many friends (online and in real life) sharing their art in a million little ways, inspired by Emily Freeman’s book; a dear friend’s display (pictured, above) using this Thanks Giving Tree printable.
THIS REMEDY –> Sounds strange but it really does work for a sore throat using honey, cayenne pepper, and fresh garlic.
LISTENING: Rend Collective & Bethel Music; the Searchlight podcast by Jon Courson. He’s been going through Genesis and focussing on prayer. Ever wondered about prayer? Not sure this “prayer stuff” works? Courson talks about how prayer changes everything. He quotes an anonymous soldier, and I’ll leave you with the full text:
How about you– what’s your ho-hum hum-drum inspiration?