Be kind. This is a clear mandate in scripture without any conditions attached to it. Love your neighbor as yourself. Love your enemies. Do unto others as you would have them do to you. There is no question that we are supposed to treat other people with kindness even if they don’t return the favor. … Continue reading Unreciprocated kindness
Lately I've been thinking a lot about relationships and how important it is to protect them. Our relationship with God; with our spouse; with our children; with our family, friends and neighbors. The devil doesn't want us to think about that. He wants to do all he can to convince us that our differences must … Continue reading Protecting our relationships
"So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you...If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to … Continue reading We have all the power we need!
Love is patient, love is kind. (1 Corinthians 13:4) As I examined the first sentence of the love chapter, I reflected back on recent days of my own life. Have I been patient and kind? Well, right off the bat I know I could use a lot of refining in this area when it comes … Continue reading Patient & kind
Don’t be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive jewelry, or beautiful clothes. You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God. 1 Peter 3:3 & 4 NLT Your beauty should not come from outward … Continue reading Lookin’ Good … On the inside
Being loving and kind to loving and kind people is easy ... But Jesus commanded us to be loving and kind to even unloving and unkind people. “But to you who are willing to listen, I say, love your enemies! Do good to those who hate you. Bless those who curse you. Pray for those … Continue reading Loving the unloveable
I want my home to be a peaceful and joyful place. I want those of us that live here to enjoy one another and I want those that visit to feel welcomed. I want to set an example for my children so that my grandchildren can live in a joyful and peaceful home. I want … Continue reading Happy home