iA thoughtful, encouraging word, an empathetic comment, a compassionate glance . . . or a careless comment, a rude remark, a sarcastic smirk . . . what do they really communicate to those closest to you? SO IMPORTANT mpactofwords_feature
No matter how great the odds seem that are stacked against you, it’s never too late to put hope in action. You just have to take life as it comes, doing the next thing and then the next. Never be afraid to ask for help and to accept the support you’re given. Give it everything you’ve got, and trust God for the outcome. Remember, your condition does not determine your position. You must understand your condition but focus on your positive position - to hope, to love, to serve. ~Chuck Pagano
How to Pray When You’re Going through Hard Times - Wendy van Eyck “Now my soul is deeply troubled. Should I pray, ‘Father, save me from this hour’? But this is the very reason I came! Father, bring glory to your name.”Then a voice spoke from heaven, saying, “I have already brought glory to my name, and I will do so again.” ~ John 12:27-28
Given that we all worship and that our hearts tend to be deceptive, it is vital that our worship be shaped by what God has made clear in His Word rather than by personal opinions, past experiences, or intuitions.