The Lifestyle

Just a Word

Just a WordRunning is for loners.

With our worlds spinning so fast around us, we long for that ‘lone time.  Some have taken such measures as locking themselves in the bathroom — the only place little arms can’t reach — until they can catch their breath.  Some take that long walk, that morning run, that evening bike ride.  Others get up an hour before the family day starts — just to have ‘lone time.

‘Lone can sometimes make the focus self. Can we dedicate even those ‘lone times to God?

…[W]hatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

1 Corinthians 10:31

Can we commit even those ‘lone times to the Lord?

Commit your works to the Lord
And your plans will be established.

Proverbs 16:3

That’s really where everything starts — loving, parenting, homeschooling, … living — getting the focus off of ourselves, and putting the focus on Christ.

This year, whether you are a new homeschooler, an old veteran, or somewhere in between, make a commitment to start the new year on a firm foundation.

The statement we so often hear, “Make a decision for Jesus Christ,” places the emphasis on something our Lord never trusted [self]. He never asks us to decide for Him, but to yield to Him— something very different.

My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers

When I fail, Christ cannot….