“Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps himself out of trouble.” Proverbs 21:23 Gossip. We know it is bad, but we do it anyway. Each time we tell the story to someone different, it changes. It becomes the game “telephone” in real life. Unfortunately, someone or many are hurt in the process by lies … Continue reading Is It Your Place to Tell?
“But the path of righteousness is like the light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until full day.” Proverbs 4:18 Springtime brings forth growth and possibilities. We see it in nature with beautiful blooming flowers and the birth of baby animals. The winter snow begins to thaw and we feel like we can … Continue reading Spring Forward
“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us of our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 1 John 1:9 When I was in my early 20's, I entered into a relationship that was toxic and unrighteous. He paid attention to me in a way no one had. I … Continue reading Never be in a Relationship that You Cannot Talk About
“Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgement.” John 7:24 Everyday, we are in contact with the public. Sometimes we have pleasant interactions. Other times we do not (especially when we drive). In the times the interaction is unpleasant you just wonder, “Geez, what is wrong with them?” In my neighborhood, I have … Continue reading You Just Never Know
“Gracious words are like honeycomb sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.” Proverbs 16:24 It is very easy to react negatively when someone is rude. I admit, I fly off the handle when someone tries to back me into a corner with their words. My defenses go up and the claws come … Continue reading Is the Intention to Heal or to Hurt?