Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person. Colossians 4:6 Ok... so your opinion matters. I tell my students that unless you can back up your opinion with fact, it does not matter, which is true to a point. … Continue reading Your Opinion Doesn’t Matter….
Grief is a funny thing. Everyone handles it differently. I come from a long line of tenderhearted people.... as "Truvy" says in "Steel Magnolia's" .... "No one cries alone in my presence." This is especially true when we are experiencing the same time of grief. It is never easy to lose someone you love. … Continue reading Time and No Regrets
Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each one. Colossians 4:6 Communication is an important part of my life. I teach and I am constantly communicating with students, parents, colleagues, etc.... I have come to realize that all aspects of … Continue reading Say what you mean and mean what you say
Passion Week begins... Palm Sunday. As I sit here and reflect on what Christ experienced as He made His way to the cross and took on all sin that was and is and is to come I am overwhelmed. On Sunday He was praised and by Friday those same people that were saying "Hosanna" were … Continue reading … it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
Psalm 73:25-26 Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. When I was in college I was in an ensemble and one of the girls wrote a song using Psalm 73:25-26. Since that … Continue reading The strength of my heart
Philippians 4:4-7 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds … Continue reading Me?, Worried?…
James 1:17-18 ESV Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures. … Continue reading Every good gift…
And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ Mark 12:30 The Following post is completely just my thoughts and opinions, because everything in the Christian life boils down to the motivation of the heart, not our … Continue reading Commands or Convictions? and a Heart Matter
This will be a very different post. One of reflection.... I am so thankful for the opportunities afforded to me and the people who have come into my life, left my life, those that remain, and am hopeful for the people yet to enter. I am in the process of writing a post about Commandments … Continue reading Grace, mercy, hope, and communication
Relationships and honoring people should be intentional as we set our own desires and pride aside, and putting others needs before our own. Honor, noun, high respect; esteem.;a privilege. To Honor, verb, regard with great respect; fulfill (an obligation) or keep (an agreement). "Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor." Romans12:10 (ESV) I … Continue reading I Honor you