For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:  a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; a time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away; a timeRead More →

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;” (James 1:19) Oh to be more like this bible verse! What would it be like, to have open ears that hear the other person’s words, a mouth that doesn’t run before the other person is finished talking? To be patient and not quick tempered or easily frustrated? To be self-controlled, not impulsive? If more of us knew and lived by this advice, what would the world be like? Oh for grace to be such. Lord, grant me ears to hear, a patient, disciplined tongue, and a peacefulRead More →