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Proverbs 23:26 “O my son, give me your heart. May your eyes take delight in following my ways.” Sometimes we over-complicate things. Okay, most of the time we over-complicate things. We as women tend to overthink everything, and our imaginations can sometimes get the best of us. I have always struggled with trying to figure out “what does God want from me and for me?” To be honest, I was always searching for this deep, profound, lightning bolt moment type of answer. Boy, was I off base. I always thought that God wanted me at my very best, slaying giants…

“Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand.” (Philippians 4:5, New King James Version) Gentleness. It’s listed in Galatians 5:22-23 as one of the nine attributes of the fruit of the Spirit, but I confess it’s not one I’ve thought much about until recently. When I take note of recent events, I find a society filled with harshness rather than gentleness. I hear strident voices, rudeness, disrespect, and criticism. It seems we applaud those who are “tough,” “aren’t afraid to speak up,” and “tell it like it is” even if it hurts another. Gentleness is viewed…

“He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?” Micah 6:8. We are all unique in God’s sight, He loved us before we were even born. He has designed a special path for each one of us to follow. He has given each one of us talents and abilities that are different from anyone else. He knows exactly what is best for us and how we can use those abilities for His honour and glory. He does…