Holy Spirit · Love · Prayer · Respect · Sovereignty

if… then…

If God is sovereign… is every encounter God-ordained…? Even the telemarketer who calls on the phone…? If… then… how do those who follow Him… love and respect… those who cross our path…? Josh called the shop today… soliciting I’m not sure what… But I listened… questioned… tried to end the conversation nicely… When I said…… Continue reading if… then…

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learning respect… concluding thoughts…

The teaching on…R… revere…E… engage…S… stand at the crossroads and look…P… pure…E… earnest…C… choice…T… today…… began… when God… shined His Light… in a dark corner… of my heart…I marvel… at the grace offered… bringing Light… revealing… faults… unplowed ground… sin…He could have left me brooding… undeserving of insight… and teaching… after so many years… failing……… Continue reading learning respect… concluding thoughts…

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learning respect… part 6…

God… He didn’t make me wait for the final letter… in the teaching… whose genesis… came… in the dark…Yesterday… in the midst of writing the C…R… revere…E… engage…S… stand at the crossroads and look…P… pure…E… earnest…C… choice…T… the T… was revealed…TodayThe time… is now… today…There is no waiting… for a husband… to earn… respect… God…… Continue reading learning respect… part 6…

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learning respect… part 5…

The C… it came slowly… difficult to hear…For me… in waiting for a teaching to continue…R… revere…E… engage…S… stand at the crossroads and look…P… pure…E… earnest…CT… is the temptation to rush… to go ahead… to figure it out on my own… doubts rising… the end so close… Will He continue to teach…?I asked… for more…… Continue reading learning respect… part 5…

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learning respect… part 4…

God… in His faithfulness… continues to teach… lessons… from struggles… in the dark…R… revere…E… engage…S… stand at the crossroads and look…P… pureECTThe second E… it came this morning…Earnest…Another trip… to the dictionary… (I have a friend who says… it’s a holy book… the Merriam-Webster’s… the way a simple definition… when we take the time to…… Continue reading learning respect… part 4…

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learning respect… part 3…

The teaching continues… an answer to prayer… His Light… transforming… the dark… in me…R… revereE… engageS… stand at the crossroads and look…PECTThe next word… the P… came yesterday morning…Pure…Beginning again… with the dictionary…pure — unmixed with any other matter, free from dust, dirt, or taint; spotless, stainless; free from harshness or roughness and being in…… Continue reading learning respect… part 3…