July 14 – “The real weapons of mass destruction are the hardened hearts of humanity.” – the late Leonard Cohen

SchenectadyPark copyOur heart is our core or focal point, the hub of our human personality.

In this life there is unavoidable disappointments and trials. We can make a choice to let them define us, develop a hardened heart, or we can be strengthened through them.

“and we also exalt in our tribulations. Knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope; and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.”                                                   Romans 5:3-5  (NAS)

Grace to you.

B

 

About bshiveofhope

I have been lead to hold a number of differnt occupations over my working years. Surprisingly, most of which I could have never forcast for myself. They include- Nurse, wife, mother, florist, nana, writer, custodian, and now blogger. With these vocations have come many life experiences. I love catchy words and phrases.They are easy to remember and when shared can be a source of encouragement and hope. The meanings are not new their counterparts can be found in the reliable book of life, the Bible. We were made for community so let's build each other up with hope and encouragment.
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