Take Time to Give Words That Matter

A friend sent this card to me several months ago.  She's a mom with 3 little children, but she took time to share some kind words. (not to mention find a stamp and then actually get the card to the post office). Why do I still have it?  Her words spoke encouragement. "Therefore encourage one another…

When We Encourage Our Child

My children never said, "Mom, I need you to encourage me." In fact, there were times when I did encourage a child, and he would say, "You're just saying that because you're my mom." Well, I was saying it because I'm his mom. And I meant every word. "I have sent him to you for…

Because We Can’t Hit Rewind

Our words. Once they've left our mouth, they're out there. We can't pull them back in. There's no rewind button. So what can we do? We can take care of our heart. The place from which our words come. Every instance of pain we experience, God sees. Disrespect. Defeat. Discouragement. Rejection. Harsh words. He sees the wearing…