If we would listen with our hearts to the words that Jesus is saying in this verse, we would hear Him crying from the depths of His heart for us to hug Him. He is not here in person for us to hug but we can hug Him by our words and actions to one another.
While I was cleaning Sunshine’s cage yesterday, I put her in the small travel cage the pet store had given me. When I took her out of the small cage to put her back in the larger cage, she got away and landed on the floor..
God’s first thought was for our happiness when He said “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him”. He always puts us first just as He did when He gave His beloved Son to die for us..
There is so much heartache and despair in the world. I received two emails last night in an hour’s time that were full of criticism. One of the emails had so much hatred in it that I could feel a sharp pain in my heart..
Over the years, my bond with certain friends has been strengthened to the degree we were willing to let the other peek into our heart -- through a feeling, an experience, a struggle, or a mutual confession..
Jesus has told us to confess our faults to each other and to pray for each other so that we may be healed. How many of us can honestly say that we confess our faults to someone? I think the reason why we don’t is because..
People have written me and asked if I have trouble forgiving people. I can honestly say that it is a lot easier now than it was two years ago. I have been hurt deeply by many people, but I also have hurt people..
"I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note - torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one"..
A very dear and beloved friend of mine was speaking and she told about a pastor who had stopped serving Jesus. The pastor told his congregation that God sends people to hell. That is a lie straight from the pits of hell. God doesn’t send us anywhere..
Just as the toilets in our bathrooms contain material that stinks, so does the unforgiveness, bitterness, resentment, jealousy, hatred, envy, strife, sarcasm and criticism that we allow to accumulate in our hearts..
There are times when we make mistakes and unwise decisions. This verse tells us to be perfect, even as our Father is perfect. We know that we can never be perfect on this earth. There is only one person who..
Did anyone ever tell you when you were in school that you were stupid? I was told that and it made me feel even worse about myself. Has someone told you when you were sharing something from your heart..