“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.”
“All extreme sensitivities, fastidiousness, suspicion, readiness ot take offense, and tenacity of what we think our due, come from self-love, as does the unworhty secret gratification we sometimes feel when another is humbled or mortified; the cold indifference, the harshness of our criticism, the unfairness and hastiness of our judgements, our bitterness towards those we dislike, and many other faults must more or
A Story of Hope, Gentleness & Kindness
I remembered a story from when I went to get a pedicure/manicure a few years back. As I sat in my chair at the salon I watched this elderly couple come in together. I love to observe people. People are fascinating and peculiar and puzzling all at the same time and I truly adore humanity.
So this couple…
The wife was the one getting the manicure, but her husband escorted her in and took care of every detail. He spoke with the receptionist, he
The apple of the eye is the absolute dead center of the pupil. Wherever the apple rests, it is completely focused and attentive. I have deep admiration for people who can look others dead in the eye when they speak, fully focused, not distracted, not gazing over your shoulder, not shifting their eyes…focused. It’s like a laser point of intention fixed on a mark. You know you have that persons full attention and they are both powerful and passionate about what they are trying to communicate.
You are the Apple of
Compassion meets people where they are at…
Jonah was a prophet of God. He was a Messenger sent by God to deliver whatever message to the people on behalf of the Lord to edify, encourage and also correct when necessary. Jonah was sent to a land called Nineveh where the people were behaving very wickedly. God sent Jonah because he loved the people of Nineveh and wanted to help them learn to do life a better way for they had no direction. They lacked wisdom in Truth. They simply didn’t know