Best Dressed

My memories of the first day of school include wanting to always wear something new and feeling a bit anxious about how the school year would go. Admittedly I wanted to look good when I walked through those doors. I wanted to be accepted, liked, and included. Looking at old pictures that my mom insisted on taking every year as we dashed out the door for that first school day, I’m not sure I can say I was a “woman of style” but the effort was there!

As I send my three sons off to school this year – two seniors in high school and one a sophomore in college- I cling to God’s promise that He has clothed them in His “garments of salvation and wrapped in a robe of righteousness.” (Isaiah 61:10, Holman Standard) He is with them wherever they go. I want them to remember that their worth does not lie in how they look or even in the accomplishments they achieve by God’s power, their worth is in Him. As God’s children, we are always the “best dressed” people in the room. We are radiant in His robe of righteousness! What a glorious gift we have and need to tell the world about!

Laurie Stroud 

Founder, The Christian Family Publication, Inc.

www.BirminghamChristian.com

Birmingham Christian Family

@cfpBirmingham

To say thank you for reading and supporting the businesses and organizations that advertise with us and make spreading Good News through Birmingham Christian Family magazine possible each month, we have several great giveaways to share with you this month.

  • A $50 Gift Card from the Trak Shak in Homewood and on Hwy 280/Inverness- offering great Back to School gear including athletic wear and shoes. Visit Facebook.com/BirminghamChristianFamily, Like AND Follow our Facebook page AND Share the Trak Shak post to be entered to win. Winner announced on Facebook Wednesday August 30, 2017!
  • Four general admission tickets to Alabama Splash Adventure– a great way for you, family and friends to enjoy one of the last days of summer! To enter, simply Like and Follow our Facebook Page, Facebook.com/BirminghamChristianFamily AND Share the Alabama Splash Adventure Family 4-Pack post. Winner Announced on Facebook Wednesday August 16, 2017.

If you already Like & Follow Us, simply Like and Share the Posts.

Thanks again for reading and giving us the privilege of sharing God’s Good News every month!

Fill your Facebook feed with more good news from Birmingham Christian Family!
Click the Like button below.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This