Sometimes An Encouraging Word Is All You Need

"Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing." 1 Thessalonians 5:11 (ESV) While on the phone with my mom the other day, I mentioned how thankful I was that she had influenced me to regularly read my bible. To my surprise, she told me she had no idea that … Continue reading Sometimes An Encouraging Word Is All You Need

Petitioning God With Words of Promise #PetalsOfWisdom

Today's devotion was written by Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros   “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving present your requests to God.”  Philippians 4:6, NIV   “I don’t need your help!” I immediately wanted to pluck the words from the air and stuff them back into my mouth. … Continue reading Petitioning God With Words of Promise #PetalsOfWisdom

GUARDING OUR HEARTS TO PROTECT OUR WORDS #PetalsOfWisdom

  Todays devotion was written by Rachel Britton   Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. Proverbs 4:23-24   Have you been on the receiving end of someone else’s road rage? I experienced something similar recently while riding a ski chairlift. As we pulled down the safety bar I … Continue reading GUARDING OUR HEARTS TO PROTECT OUR WORDS #PetalsOfWisdom

Eleven Tips That Will Make Our Words Lovelier to Hear

Have you ever said something to someone and wished you could erase the words from their mind? Do you lay awake after everyone's gone to bed and replay the words in your head (over and over again) that you wish you had never said? I'm right there with you friends. Included in this post are key questions I ask myself before I speak.

Why we need to pause before we answer. #PetalsOfWisdom

Today's devotion was written by Crystal Storms "Sin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues" (Proverbs 10:19 NIV). I did it again. I'd said "yes" without counting the cost. Ugh! Why didn't I stop talking when I had the chance? As I stood there listening to her story, I wanted to help. … Continue reading Why we need to pause before we answer. #PetalsOfWisdom