Tag Archives: hope

Sept.11/19 – A critical spirit is like poison ivy – it only takes a little contact to spread its poison.

But avoid wordy and empty chatter, for it will lead to further ungodliness, and their talk will spread like gangrene.                                         … Continue reading

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Aug.21/19 – The best way to get the last word is to apologize.

If you have been trapped by what you said, ensnared by the words of your mouth, then do this, my son, to free yourself, since you have fallen into your neighbour’s hands: Go and humble yourself; press your plea with … Continue reading

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Aug.7/19 – Falling down doesn’t make you a failure, but staying down does.

For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again…..  – Proverbs 24:16a Peace to you. B Image: the staircase of the historic Rookery Building in Chicago, Illinois.

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July 31/19 – Failure in people is caused more by lack of determination than lack of talent.

And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.                                         … Continue reading

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July 24/19 – The best bridge between hope and despair is often a good night’s sleep.

It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.                             … Continue reading

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July 17/19 – Real friends are those who, when you’ve made a fool of yourself, don’t feel you’ve done a permanent job.

Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. Charity never faileth…..  – 1 Corinthians 13:7,8 Peace to you. B Image: a park bench along the Avon River in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.

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July 10/19 – “No” is one of the few words that can never be misunderstood.

But let your statement be “Yes, yes” or “no no”…..                          Matthew 5:37a Peace to you. B Image: the skyline of St. Louis, Missouri at sunset.

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