Each evening after dinner, our whole family would clear the dishes and gather again at the table for family devotions. This one particular time after clearing the plates, Mom said everyone should go out to the garbage cans in the alley behind our house. So all of us kids trekked outside wondering what was going on. She brought a candle along and placed it on top of our heavy metal garbage can lid. We said our usual opening devotional words, “Holy Spirit, enter in and in our hearts Thy work begin,” while Dad added a flame to the wick. We talked about how our sins are like garbage. Just like we take our garbage out to the waste cans, we offer up our sins to Jesus to take them away for His sake. The garbage man comes and takes our trash away just like Jesus comes and takes our trashy old sins away. There was Scripture read, conversation, and a prayer at the end. Wow! That impressed us so much that we still talk about that to this day! Mom and Dad were very creative and came up with many marvelous devotions that we still reflect upon. Those impressive life-changing moments fed us then, still continue to nurture us to this day, and were great examples for us to do with our children.