PONDER IT IN YOUR HEART


“But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart.” When I was little I thought the word ponder meant to pound. In a child’s mind it made perfect sense for Mary to treasure the things that were happening and pound them into her heart. 

 Today I know what that word means, but it makes me think about how children minds work and the innocent faith they have. Mary’s accepting faith is just the kind that God wants from all of us, whether old or young. 

As impossible as the story of the first Christmas seems to some, the fact is that it’s true. God conceived a child in Mary so that He could be born human, live as our brother, suffer and hurt just like we do and die. After death He would conquer the devil and rise again to return to His heavenly glory.  

Think about it, treasure it and POUND it into your heart.

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About atimetoshare.me

As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on Amazon.com.
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7 Responses to PONDER IT IN YOUR HEART

  1. davidkitz says:

    I think we gain great insight by pound-ering the scriptures.

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  2. Lol. I’ve heard parents threaten to pound something into their child’s head if they didn’t behave. Maybe you heard someone say that when you were a little girl, and that gave you the idea for “ponder.”

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    • atimetoshare.me says:

      Indeed, I remember those very words coming from my dad. I’m positive that’s where it came from. Hope you had a blessed Christmas!!

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      • Haha, I knew it. And yes, my Christmas turned out to be wonderful, despite the sorrow we have been feeling over the recent death of our friend and associate pastor. The LOVE in our little home made all the difference. We didn’t even put up a Christmas tree, we were too sad. But as it turned out, we did not need one.

        I hope your first Christmas in your wonderful new old home was just as nice. 🙂

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      • atimetoshare.me says:

        Thanks, Linda, we had a great Christmas with family and a phone call from our S.C. daughter and family. I’m sure she must’ve thought we were all drunk, because we were laughing so much, but she knows better. Our new old house mouse had a good Christmas too. He escaped the trap of doom and lives to see another day.

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      • Yikes, a mouse in the house! We had that problem last winter and the two winters before that. But we have had no signs of mice, this year.

        I suspect that the beautiful but scary looking red fox that has been living in the yard of the now-vacant house next door to us, may be the reason the mice are no more.

        All things considered, I would rather have a fox next door, than mice inside our house. Happy mouse hunting!

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