Becoming a Gentle and Meek Person

Gentleness means recognizing that the world around us is fragile, especially other people. It is recognizing our own capacity to do harm and choosing instead to be tender, soft-spoken, soft-hearted, and careful. To be careful means that you are becoming aware. Perhaps this idea of becoming careful brings us the closest.  People who know exactlyContinue reading “Becoming a Gentle and Meek Person”

On Being Loved More Gently (Disability)

There will be no wheelchairs, or canes, or even ‘seeing-eye dogs’ allowed in heaven. Some of us have been struggling with a mental or physical illness.  Some people don’t understand and they walk away.  This really hurts, and we can isolate ourselves even more.  We feel not only forsaken, but even “cursed” by God. ButContinue reading “On Being Loved More Gently (Disability)”

Don’t Waste Your Sorrows

  “You have given me many troubles and bad times, but you will give me life again. When I am almost dead, You will keep me alive.” Psalm 71:20, NCV “He was despised and forsaken of men, A man of sorrows and acquainted with grief.” Isaiah 53:3, NASB Everyone hurts sometimes. We all will face our special sorrows. But there areContinue reading “Don’t Waste Your Sorrows”

Emails from Almighty God

Often, we benefit from reading the Word just a little bit “fresher.” Perhaps you’ve been approaching it much in the same way, every time. We’ll often get the same sense from it, as a result, and I suppose anything at all is helpful. But we need to reset from time to time. Let’s remember, theContinue reading “Emails from Almighty God”