The Importance of Speaking Words of Affirmation

Are our words really that important? Does it matter if we use our words to affirm the good in others? Speaking affirming words to my husband has always been a struggle for me. I didn't realize how powerful my words were until God showed me the importance and power of speaking words of affirmation to … Continue reading The Importance of Speaking Words of Affirmation

What is Love?

A Petals of Wisdom Devotion by Susan B. Mead The Bible tells us in 1 John 4:8 that God is love, yet many still wonder about—and wander from—His perfect love. Even though I grew up in a Christian home, I wondered and wandered too. So I share a story of God's perfect love for one … Continue reading What is Love?

When Sin Prevents Us From Promoting Peace

How to ensure our motives are pure when giving advice. Could the advice we're giving be tainted by sin? The council we give has the power to promote peace or cause disunity. Read more on how to ensure our motives are pure when giving advice.