Whether from the dictionary or scriptures, our words are of huge importance!
“Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.” Proverbs 16:24
“Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.” Psalm 19:14
What is compassion and what does it mean? Friends, our world is hurting. Our world is reeling on a daily basis from the wounds inflicted by a lack of compassion. As ambassadors of Christ, this should not be. And compassion certainly shouldn't be lacking by those who...read more
My Focus Word for 2018 = Joy *** Joy, Joyful, Joyous *** "God is the giver of joy" ~ Courtesy Our Daily Bread Joy is the word God has given me as my focus word for 2018. Every new day I am finding this word (and it's variations ~ joyful and joyous) in Scripture and...read more
Can you imagine God weeping, knowing that He loves us that much, He would shed tears? We mean all eternity to Him. Wow, do you comprehend the enormity of that statement? How our hearts need to cry with exuberance, our souls sing out anthems of Glory to the Highest. Our tongues worship our Dad who is not afraid to show His love. When we state that we don’t know how much God loves us or if he really does, open your eyes to His tears. God’s cry is for you.read more
How about you? Do you know a famous person or someone that can introduce you to one? Of course, you do. We all do. In fact there is no one more famous or important than that person or His contact. It is Jesus.read more
Paean or Pain: which one describes your life best? Keep reading, especially if you’re like me and you needed to look up the meaning of the word paean.read more
The year 2017 is rapidly coming to a close and will be immediately followed by 2018. A brand new year with lots of time to begin new traditions or habits and stop menacing old ones. I would like to invite you to do something my best friend taught me to do for each New Year. When you are in your quiet place talking to Jesus, ask Him to give you a word for the upcoming yearread more
Do you believe that words have the power to influence you and others? In early December, we shared a post exploring the idea of prayerfully selecting a theme word for the year. I promised to follow up and see if you had taken the challenge. Did you. . .take the...read more
It is undeniably true that it only takes a little worry to cast a big shadow. Billy Graham once said: "When worry is present, trust cannot crowd it's way in." One definition of the word "worry" tells us that it is a "troubled state of mind." "Uneasy" and "anxiety"...read more
Our Words are Very Important. They’re creative. Every single one we speak goes forever forth.
Our Father created everything by His spoken Words. Scripture reports, “And God said . . .” But man, He fashioned from the dust of the earth in His own image. We are like Him. We look like Him, and He gave us the ability to speak words that create like His. Our words always mean something. None are too insignificant to matter.
A friend recently challenged me to pray for what the new year would hold. I haven’t thought as much as I ought to on the topic, but here’s some of what I got as I processed reflections and phrases, Words to take into the New Year. Finish – wrap up series. the word Reclaim – My November novel for NaNoWriMo was called Reclaim the Darklands.read more