Today is Thursday, June 3rd, 2010; Karen's Korner #1834
Several thoughts and verses taken from the 2" x 3" book titled "QUIET TIMES Uplifting Thoughts for Women" (guys, you can read them and enjoy them as well!). While it is a little book, it is chucked full of wonderful thoughts. I will use some more of them in the future:
"That we may lead a quiet and peaceable life
in all goodliness and reverence."
- ITimothy 2:2
What happens when we find the time to be quiet and listen?
God's wisdom looms larger and our problems shrink.
We must redecide daily to go to a quiet place
where we can talk with God
and meditate on His Word.
"By pride comes only contention.
But with the well-advised
- Proverbs 13:10
Pride exaggerates our strengths
and denies our weaknesses.
Love, however, frees us to be realistic
about our strengths and honest about our weaknesses.
Love is the effective--and healing--
antidote to pride.
"Even a child is known by his deeds.
Whether what he does is pure and right."
~ Proverbs 20:11
Whether our adolescents are failing in school,
abusing drugs, or simply breaking rules,
the most important thing we can do for them
is allow them to accept responsibility for