Thursday, November 18, 2010

Ladies Bible Study

In September I began to have a ladies Bible study the first Monday night of every month.  The first meeting covered the basics of Christianity (Biblical Salvation, Baptism, Giving, Fasting, etc.).  I have twelve topics I would like to discuss with our ladies including the following:

1.  Christianity 101
2.  I'm Glad I'm a woman (Our role as defined in the Bible)
3. Child Rearing 101
4.  Women's issues (what does the Bible say about abortion, birth control, bitterness, etc.

For some reason the Lord just kept putting it on my heart to go directly to the importance of eating together as a family.  We watched the majority of the video about (The Family Meal Table with Nancy Campbell) and discussed the benefits of eating together as a family.  We didn't quite finish all the material, so this past Monday we completed the study.  We discussed table setting and the importance of what you put on the plates of those you love.  To be honest with you; I was quite shocked to find out the lack of knowledge that we as women  - including myself - have about basic nutrition.  A couple of months back I did a post about reading food labels.  This was the beginning of my "official" study of nutrition.  To be honest, I have had a lot of fun with this. I hope to share some of what I learned with you all; but for now I just wanted to recommend Mrs. Nancy's video.  You can purchase it from her website  http://www.aboverubies.org/ .  Between this post and the next, what are some benefits that you can think of to support eating together as a family around the table?



Tinyla

1 comment:

Jessica Curtis said...

For the past year, we have not had a table to sit down together at as a family, because there just wasn't a place for a table. Over the summer, we added on an extra room for the kids so now their old room is going to be our dining room. The list of benefits is huge! Quality time, mess stays in one place, more organized, important manner lessons, mom actually gets to sit down and enjoy her food....looking forward to your next post!

THANKS FOR VISITING!

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