If you want something, give it away. If you want compliments; compliment others. If you need affirmation; affirm others. If you want to be forgiven; forgive others. If you want to be loved, love others. Remember, what goes around comes around. Don’t expect things to start with others; let things start with you.
Living out what you know is when knowledge, having facts, turns into wisdom, applying facts. We can gain plenty of knowledge, but unless we apply it, it is useless. Are you wise? Intentional about living out what you know to be true and right? What holds you back? ”Fear of the Lord is the foundation of true knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.” ~ Proverbs 1:7
Think about the people in your world. Is there someone who you could reach out to, connect with, encourage, stop by and see, or take the time to visit with? Make a conscious effort to bring a “bright spot” to someone TODAY; be a light! “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the … Continue reading →
Who's inventory are you taking? If something is bothering you in relationships, a situation, at work, in life, chances are there is likely something about yourself that needs attention. Instead of taking others' inventory, turn inside and take your own. … Continue reading →
How do you handle conflict with others? Do you share your issues with everyone else to justify your position and “side”? or Do you go directly to the person and work on a resolution? This is not always the path of least resistance, but one that needs to be traveled more often. … Continue reading →
Put on love; what does that look like to you? Is love a choice or a feeling? God IS Love. Love IS patient, kind, understanding. Love is NOT selfish, irritable, resentful, envious. "And regardless of what else you put on, wear love. It's your basic, all-purpose garment. Never be without it." … Continue reading →
Excuses; why do we make them? Could it be fear? laziness? or a lack of interest? An excuse is a cover-up, defense, stall, or a justification. Excuses might be something we come up with instead of sharing our honest feelings. The next time you're leaning towards sharing a list of excuses, … Continue reading →
Don't underestimate what others in your sphere of influence are learning from your actions. What is your "show" teaching? "To teach is to show. You can't teach what you don't know. You can't guide where you don't go. And you can't grow what you don't sow." ~ Kevin Hall … Continue reading →