Tag Archives: Patience

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Seeing Good in the Hard Things

Seeing Good in the Hard Things

I’ll never forget the first time I attended a publishing convention, giddy with excitement and weighed down with fifteen copies of my book proposal. I was more on a mission than a college senior looking for a diamond-toting man willing to grant her a Mrs. degree. Yes, ma’am. My shoes and I clippity-clapped all around that convention floor making

James 1:19

But I Have a Right to Be Angry!

Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. Human anger does not produce the righteousness God desires. — James 1:19-20 I had been lied to, betrayed, and hurt. I was angry and felt I had every right to be. Anger crushed my desire to forgive.

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Love Accepts All Things

Love . . . bears all things, believes all things. 1 Corinthians 13:4–7 (NKJV) Wouldn’t it be nice if love were like a cafeteria line? What if you could look at the person with whom you live and select what you want and pass on what you don’t? What if parents could do this with kids? “I’ll take

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