"Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing." Proverbs 12:18 It is absolutely necessary for the believer to both give and receive encouragement. It provides strength to the receiver and no doubt gives strength and joy to the one giving it. Encouragement provides rejuvenation, it gives refreshment. Encouragement all … Continue reading Ugh, them again?
Insightful. Revelatory. Inspired. Read this and many others by T.R. Noble.
I’ve been covering the book, The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis with a close sister in Christ. I am reminded over and over again how darkness truly tries to disguise itself so we turn against God and others. How deception will corrupt us from the inside masking anger, bitterness, and allow us to see ourselves always as the victim, and not the one at fault.
Last November, I started a writing project that is a cross between The Screwtape Letters and Pilgrim’s Progress (by John Bunyan). For clarity, I had NOT read at all anything of The Screwtape Letters when I started the project, and I’ve only gone about, maybe, halfway through Pilgrim’s Progress.
Ever since I began the project, there are some things God helped me write down that I cannot stop being aware of now.
Especially when it deals with whispers.
Whispers are rampant. In music…
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My family and I are fellow Odysseyians (don't know what that means, visit whitsend.org). We listen to Odyssey everyday and for some of us, it's what we play right before we cross the Promised Land of Zees. Last night, we sat around the table listening to the most recent adventure. No, I will not give … Continue reading Does God really know best?