Whatever your job, do it to the best of your ability. Whether you work at home, outside of your home, or volunteer, do your best. Treat all with whom you come in contact with respect and kindness.
Life is challenging at times. Be the best encounter each person you meet has in a day.
Do it all as if Jesus is right there with you…because He is! Keep that ever in mind. Let your behavior reflect His compassion and grace. Forgive often.
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It is written:
“Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”
When I read this scripture this morning I could not help but wonder why most Christians are not at peace. I certainly include myself in this at times. Jesus leaves us His peace and gives it to us, yet do we freely receive that peace? His is a deep peace unlike anything the world has to offer. Yet, do we look to… Read the rest
Over the last two weeks several people in my life have passed away. Whether expected or suddenly, death is so very final. There are no more conversations. There are no more connections.
You never know the time that you or another will pass away. Pettiness, anger, resentment, bitterness and the like are such a waste of your time. They are a detriment to your heart (and it is always a heart issue). If you have any unsettled issues with someone, do your best, within reason, to bring resolution. If that is not possible person to person then clear your own… Read the rest
It is not always all about you. Things happen in life…some good…some not so good. Often what is perceived as a personal slight has no personal intention behind it. You could never know what another is dealing with in their life. A careless word or action could be just that. Forgive often. Pray for the person and move on with your life.
For it is written:
“For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.”… Read the rest