Monday, March 28, 2011

Sweet, Sweet Sounds

Lately, I have been really focusing on the goals/plans I wanted to accomplish during deployment.  As I have mentioned before, some of my goals are of course the usual get organized, loose weight, re-decorate etc.  But the goals I really want to accomplish that will have a much more lasting, meaningful purpose have really been on my mind lately.  One of those goals was to have a daily devotional time with the kids and to teach them scripture.  We try to read a bible story at dinner when it is possible or as we wind down at bedtime. In addition to this, another goal I had was to help the kids memorize scripture.  We have been working on a couple of  scriptures and they have done really well memorizing them.  I know how important it is for me to memorize scripture and pull on that knowledge during times when I need encouragement or strength etc.  So, I want the kids to have that same knowledge.  I am so proud of what they have learned so far and I wanted to share a couple videos of them saying their verses.

*you may want to pause the music player at bottom so you can hear the kids better ;)





Nancy said...

You are such a good Mommy, Jessica. They are learning life's fundamental's & they can cling to that for every circumstance in life.
What a great job, Jackson & Madeline!

Crystal said...

That's great!!! Songs for Saplings CD (they have a website) is something I've used with the boys to learn Scripture. They love it and it's helped me learn more Scripture too!

Christina said...

Wow those were not easy verses. The kids did great. I have a dry erase board by my front door and we usually post a verse up for the week.

No Model Lady said...

I am putting my deployment goals to paper this time and holding myself to it! I feel like last time all I did was shop.

Mahala said...

Great job Madeline & Jackson. What a wonderful, lasting gift you are giving them.

Shelly said...

You are such a good mom! This may sound like a stupid question, but do you read straight from the Bible, or do you use a children's Bible Story book?

Tonya said...

Your children did great! I bet you and your husband are so proud!

I made some goals at the beginning of my husband's deployment. I accomplished some and failed at others. But this is a goal that's definitely worth pushing toward. You inspire me!