Our home in Wenatchee was caught in the Sleepy Hollow Fire and burned completely two days after we moved in. We have moved four times this summer, but are now settled in a lovely rental home about a mile from The River Academy where Elise attends high school and Anna serves part-time as the Elementary Dean.
Like a pair of glasses, our way of looking at the world frames and focuses how we answer life’s questions such as: Who am I? Where did I come from? How can I be happy? Where am I going? The answers make all the difference.
The verse from Genesis may seem to be a rather obscure verse to select for theme of an annual celebration of Christian education. It is not. The implications of this act of Abraham were profound. Abraham was demonstrating faith in our God. Abraham was demonstrating faithfulness to God and to the generations to come.
Describing God as humble may seem irreverent, even counterintuitive; however, our All-Powerful, Most High Triune God describes himself this way:
Our theme this school year is taken from I John 3:18 “Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth.” Put simply, Love Does.
We are reading, singing, and celebrating our theme this year!