We were challenged that day to change the meaning of Rice Christians for ourselves. We glued some rice onto red index cards to use as a visual reminder to incorporate one small act into our lives to strengthen our relationship with God. The symbolism of the rice made sense with its enduring shelf life and fulfilling capability.
Making the card was easy. Even deciding on our one small act was easy. We chose to say grace EVERY night with dinner, not on an occasional basis that we did and on holidays. Grace in my family, growing up, had been the same prayer all my life and still is to this day when we get together: “Come Lord Jesus, be our guest, and may our food be blessed. And God bless our family wherever they may be. Amen.” And it’s a good prayer and has served our family well.
|This picture was in my mother's |
dining room our whole lives.