“The better I know Jesus, the more I see him all around me — in people, animals, places, and objects.”
“. . . we should be talking about (and to) God throughout the day, teaching ourselves and our children to see him in everything. . .”
“Our modern Western worldview, in which God seldom gets credit for natural processes or the countless little treasures of life, requires us to think more deliberately and to train our children more explicitly to see God’s giving hand present everywhere in his creation.”
Alcorn, Randy (2015-09-17). Happiness. Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.. Kindle Edition.
These are the commands, decrees and laws the Lord your God directed me to teach you to observe in the land that you are crossing the Jordan to possess, so that you, your children and their children after them may fear the Lord your God as long as you live by keeping all his decrees and commands that I give you, and so that you may enjoy long life. Hear, Israel, and be careful to obey so that it may go well with you and that you may increase greatly in a land flowing with milk and honey, just as the Lord, the God of your ancestors, promised you.
Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. – Deuteronomy 6:1-7
This runs through my mind after a month with you in Peru.
3 Know ye that the Lord he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.
4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: