Perhaps time isn’t the enemy – maybe it’s how we use it.

In a world of spinning to do lists, places to go, things to plan, and people to love — how do we
remember the most important person of all?

Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is,
seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you
died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears,
then you also will appear with him in glory. ~ The Apostle Paul, Colossians 3:1-4 NIV

Perhaps we’re designed to do it together.

At the breakfast table, we gather. Slurping milk from bowls of cereal, crunching granola, asking

What has God been teaching you?”

Who have you been loving on, investing in, or encouraging?”

Who have you been praying for? ”

What have you learned from someone?”

Do you have any news to share about the Christians around the world?”

How can I help you?”

And in this place — at home, with family around the table. With friends holding cups of coffee —
it’s safe here.

It’s safe to even say  —

“I have no idea. I’m just barely keeping my own head above water.”

Then we walk together. We walk the roads together until we are not only surviving but truly
living. Possibly even carrying each others burdens?

What if we all stopped for just for a moment and asked.

Yes, ask as we gather for meals with our family — of course. But what about you and I — them and they?

Through talking,

we’re loving






Maybe this would do so much more for us than talking about last nights TV show or even
possibly the weather?

Maybe this simple little thing could start a revolution.

Carry each others burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. ~ Galatians 6 NIV, The Apostle Paul

I thank my God every time I remember you. ~ Philippians 1 NIV, The Apostle Paul written along side his friend, Timothy

A friend loves at all times. ~ Proverbs 17 NIV, King Solomon

The beauty of it all, friends? If six are too many – we can always start with one. {and live}

In the words of Jude, a servant of Christ Jesus and a brother of James Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance.

{Lovingly living} along side you, in humbleness & Grace ~

Kati at Our Glorious Days ; )

  • Amy Hunt

    Deliberately investing in relationship. Growing together in faith. This honors Him, for sure.

  • Sundi Jo

    Ahh… Being present. God is teaching me this and calling me to be better at it. I’m a work in progress. Thanks for this post.

  • Kati Gibson

    Yes! A constant work in progress, Saundi Jo– perhaps the best place to be?

    • Kati Gibson

      ah, grace! (Sundi ; )

  • Lisa

    Things truly are easier if we have someone to confide in. Of course, we always have our Savior, but His hands on this earth are our friends.

  • Andrea

    These are the most tangible examples of “doing” the gospel I have seen! Thank you!

  • Shannon

    yes! reality..just loving eachother and really speaking to one another. Listening more and speaking less…

    • Kati Gibson

      Ah! yes, Shannon! The hard discipline of ears open, mouth closed. = /

  • ~Karrilee~

    I love this post… and such GREAT questions! The honor of investing, of loving, of praying – it’s so vital and needed! Thanks for the check up! I already know what questions I will be asking over the dinner table tonight!

    • Kati Gibson

      Changing the world– starting at your dinner table? I think so!

  • Beth Williams

    I am investing in my husband, father, family, church friends and co-workers. I daily pray for all of them.

    These are great questions to ask. It is time to invest in others lives and try to forget about our “petty” little problems. The world is soo much bigger than us and we need to reach out in any way we can to show Christ to this hurting world!

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