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I couldn’t sleep last night my heart heavy and feeling the need to do something as I tossed and turned I sought the Lord for answers… if we seek Him we will find Him. Understand that I grew up in New York, I grew up with people from many nations and tongues. We were married by a minister also our friend, who was African American. For us no color or race but fellow human beings. We respect and love both the young, the elderly and all in between. We treat all people, children and adults with respect, kindness and dignity.…

“Remind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work, to speak evil of no one, to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, and to show perfect courtesy toward all people.”  (Titus 3:1-2, English Standard Version) I don’t think it’s my imagination that respect for one another has declined within our society. We have forgotten how to treat others with common courtesy. And we can be quite vocal in our rudeness. This lack of respect can be seen in family life, the workplace, toward leadership, and across social levels. The effects of…

Proverbs 16:31 states, “Grey hair is a crown of glory; it is gained in a righteous life.” I remember the first time I saw a grey hair on my head. I was in my 20’s—so, I was a little dramatic, I totally freaked out, and I felt like I had aged 40 years. Why did I feel this way? I think that there is a certain stigma in North America that grey hair is degrading, but that is not what the Bible teaches. The Bible teaches that grey hair is an honor. As a child, my mom taught me to…