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“A servant of the Lord must not quarrel but must be kind to everyone, be able to teach, and be patient with difficult people.” 2 Timothy 2:24 I am really not a people person, I struggle with small talk and have little patience for “difficult” people. This is why I married my sweet Trent, so he could talk to all the people while I fade into the background. This verse tells me though that in order to be servant of the Lord, I must do three things. First, not quarrel but be kind to everyone. Anyone else struggle with being…

“But you, the Lord God, are kind and merciful. You don’t easily get angry, and your love can always be trusted.” Psalms 86:15 CEV There are many times when those around us, hurt us. Moments of betrayal, abandonment and unkind words that can break our hearts, and cause us to have some trust issues. I’ve been hurt before, and I’m sure it will happen again. A reminder I can carry with me in those moments is the above scripture. God’s love can be trusted. He is for you, and never against you. If it appears as though something is being…

“She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks, her words are wise, and she gives instructions with kindness.” Prov. 31:25-26 I look at what people are wearing. Sometimes I wonder if some people do not have a full-length mirror in their home. I cringe when I see how some people appear in public. Of course, I keep my thoughts to myself, because I know it is none of my business. When we were children growing up, we never had a lot of new clothes. Most of my clothing was passed…