Saturday, October 15, 2011

Tender Mercy

Each night we read scriptures as a family. Recently we have chosen one scripture that we are trying to memorize. 1 Nephi 2:3  After we read, we recite the chosen scripture. Usually it is just my husband and I with my almost 3 yr old mumbling along with us. Tonight out of the blue my 2ish yr old recites by herself; 1 Nephi 2:3 'And it came to pass that I was obedient... mumble mumble mumble'. I literally almost cried! What a tender mercy to know that my precious little girl IS listening, she IS learning, the scriptures ARE becoming familiar to her. Such a good night for me. The Lord is oh so aware of us.

FYI: 1 Nephi 2:3 And it came to pass that he was obedient unto the word of the Lord, wherefore he did as the Lord commanded him.

3 comments:

  1. This was wonderful. Thank you for sharing! We need to include my almost 2-year-old in our scripture reading.

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  2. It has been so neat to see her learn. not every day is this great haha but these moments make it worth the non-listening days.

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  3. finding happiness in trialsOctober 24, 2011 at 10:21 AM

    This so exciting wife A!!!! We have been struggling to read together :( I know if we don't make it a habit now, it won't be once we have kids. I get tired of all the reminders all of the time sometimes... I need to keep trying though. Thanks for the post friend :)

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