True friends are a blessing from God. We need them in our life to speak truth and walk through the valleys.
We are masters of not listening and shutting others off. Let’s determine to listen when others come in love to turn us back towards Christ and away from sin.
Communication is an important aspect of encouraging change in others, and having others encourage change in us. Communication is necessary. Let’s be diligent to improve our skills and function out of a heart of love in order to effect spiritual change in the lives of those we minister to.
Love is a difficult thing, is it not? We use this one word to describe our feelings for everything from peanut butter to our spouse. Is it any wonder that when we read about love in the Scriptures we can’t fully understand it? Think about what the Bible tells us of love: “For God so [...]
No. Homeschooling is not my typical topic of conversation in a blog post. However, with the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, many families are finding themselves trying to make decisions about returning to school, or virtual school. Which, loosely translated, is akin to homeschool. As a mother who has homeschooled for years, I have a [...]
Clarity. It is the one thing most often missing in communication. We believe we have effectively communicated only to find out later, we were misunderstood. Our hurt was mistaken for anger. Our concern was mistaken for judgment. Our passion was mistaken for reckless pursuit. And, in return, we misunderstand the communication that is given back [...]