Category: Contentment

Cure for a Critical Spirit

Beyond critiquing another’s work, a critical spirit says, “Not only are you doing it wrong. I can do it better.” If you’re thinking of arguing with me on that, think back to the last time you were critical of someone, and you will see that there was an element of conceit in your thinking of what would be a better way—your way—to do whatever you were critiquing.

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Book Review: God’s Healing for Life’s Losses

God’s Healing for Life’s Losses is Kelleman’s answer to the question, what do we do when life hurts? When our gains become losses and our joys become sorrows? What does God expect of us in these times, and what provision has he made to help us fulfill His expectations? I first read this book as I was trying to recover from what I now know was a botched knee replacement. I had always been a physically strong person, able to do just about anything I wanted to do. I loved power walking, and had enjoyed it daily for most of my adult life. Whenever there was a need in the neighborhood or church, I was your go-to gal, always ready to help in anyone’s time of need. In the weeks and months following this surgery, I came slowly to the realization that I would never be that person again.

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How Can You Tend Your Boss to Reap a Good Reward?

Then comes the moment. He spots the plump, red jewel winking at him from under green leaves. He reaches out and picks it. Standing beside the plant, he rubs the tomato on his shirt. Then, he raises it to his mouth and…Yumm! He who tends the garden will enjoy the fruits thereof. As Proverbs 27:18 says, He who tends the fig tree will eat its fruit, And he who cares for his master will be honored.

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