Choose wisely

A Powerful Influence Become wise by walking with the wise; hang out with fools and watch your life fall to pieces. Proverbs 13: 20 msg Family, spouse, and friends exert a powerful influence over your life. Family you are given. Spouses and friends you choose. They help you grow, or they hold you back. Motivational […]

At some time

George Washington Carver [1864?–1943] . . . stressed that “how far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.” George Washington Carver, as quoted […]

Gentle answer and soothing tongue

The gentle answer and soothing tongue “Let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds.” Hebrews 10: 24 nasb After a date in our recent past, automobiles were equipped with a catalytic converter, which transforms dangerous pollutants into less harmful compounds. The secret to this device is the catalyst it contains. […]

A wise person will and a fool will …

“The beginning of strife is like releasing water; therefore stop contention before a quarrel starts.” Proverbs 17:14 More to the point, Proverbs 20:3 says, “It is honorable for a person to stop striving, since any fool can start a quarrel.” “A word of encouragement does wonders!” (Proverbs 12:25 TLB). What word of encouragement will we […]