10 May 2015

Week Recommendations #49

Clinching "The Call"
Being sure of one's calling seems so vital in the missionary world. We need to prove it to others and to ourselves! Or do we? I love this take on it--purely Biblical.

6 Ways to be Certain of the Call by Rachel Pieh Jones at A Life Overseas

An Annotated Scripture Legacy
I saw this idea and immediately wanted to do it. Maybe it will inspire you too? We teach our children the Bible, but here is a way that our voice can continue to encourage them toward Bible study and intimacy with Jesus even when we are gone on from this temporary world.

I'm Writing a Legacy Letter, but It's Not What you Think by Darlene at Time-Warp Wife

Free (Good!) Books by John Piper
I don't know how I missed this before. Desiring God offers free downloads of books written by Pastor John Piper. I've grabbed a few recommended to me and would love to hear if any of you have favorites I should pick up next. 

Go to {this link} on Desiring God.

Here: At Home
My recommendation list this time is short because, honestly, I haven't been online! This spring has been a lesson in spontaneity.  From severe illness to multiple sets of house guests to MOVING, we've had to be flexible. I've had to let certain things slide and be extra strict on the things I refused to see disappear. In the midst of it all, I managed to write a short tribute to a very kind family who made our last home extra special:

A Tribute to Good Neighbors by Malia at At Home Abroad

And here is my throwback post to last year's Mother's Day:

Motherhood and the Blessing of Sight by Malia at At Home Abroad


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