Silver and Gold
I haven't been sleeping well lately.
Pregnancy + a winter cold = a sleep deprived lady!
In the wee hours of the morning, I turned on the TV and decided to watch QVC, as I snacked on mandarin orange slices. I watched as the host displayed a beautiful bracelet, decked with flowers of the prettiest garnet.
But, my reality is that my family doesn't have jewels and riches to pass from one hand to the other. . . we just weren't cut from that cloth. Besides an occasional ring or necklace, our family heirlooms are more of the personal sort: homemade pillows, lace handkerchiefs, crocheted blankets, photographs, hand-written letters, Bibles and the like.
So I began to think, I wonder what I will give to my children? What can I offer them?
(Now don't you love it when the Holy Spirit enters your thoughts that you thought were your own?) :)
The Lord's urging was, "Give them Me." And immediately this Scripture came to mind: