Daniel Fuller said the two most important books on his bookshelf were “The Bible” and “How to Read a Book” by Mortimer Adler. Here are some links to another blogger’s notes on “How to Read a Book.”
“Your Father is as close to you when you journey through the darkest tunnel as He is when you are under the open heaven!” from Daily Devotional Commentary, quoted in Streams in the Desert.
“This is the blessed life–not anxious to see far down the road nor overly concerned about the next step, not eager to choose the path nor weighted down with the heavy responsibilities of the future, but quietly following the Shepherd, one step at a time.” – From “Streams in the Desert,” January 14
Here are some sets of photos taken this holiday season.
Wilson Sibling Rivalry – the Wilson “children” ham it up for the camera at Thanksgiving
Snow in Beaverton – a record snow fall going back forty years
Christmas 2008 – Steward family photos from Christmas morning
Steward Family Photos – 2008 – a selection of photos taken throughout the year
On the topic of New Year’s resolutions, perhaps reading through the Bible is another resolution you might want to make. Perhaps you have made it before, but then failed (as it seems is the outcome of many New Year’s resolutions).
One suggestion is to keep in mind the saying, “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it.” Here are some options to aim at.
Best Commentaries reviews commentaries on the Bible. (A commentary is a book that you use to help you understand the Bible.)
It is common, as a new year approaches, to think about what we should be doing, but aren’t, or are doing, but shouldn’t. Perhaps for you that is to pray more. But for what? Here is a handy collection of prayers from the Bible that serve as examples and reminders: What Should We Pray For? at DesiringGod.org.