Posts Tagged "abundantly"

Ode to Friendship

»Posted by on Oct 29, 2016 in teachable spirit, understanding the experiences of life | 0 comments

Ode to Friendship

Ode to Friendship   There’s a 1,000 things I love to do– None as much as converse with you.   In all the world, there’s none I’ve found Quite as much to turn around–           And whether it’s trite or monumental, You really appreciate the sentimental.       Here’s to friendship for eternity And gratitude abundantly– For all the amazing things we’ve shared And the opportunity to have cared. “The sky’s the limit,” so they say. I’ll settle for heaven come what may. And then I’ll still have dedication to my friend in conversation. Written by Jean L. Bons, the Teachable Spirit, October 28, 2016. Thank you, Lord, for the gift of...

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Character Development with Mary

»Posted by on Feb 2, 2014 in character development | 0 comments

Character Development with Mary

What is your value to God? What is the significance of your role in the universe? Do you think that what you desire is not okay because it seems so selfish? He designed us to do good works, which He created for us to do specifically. In fulfilling our desires, we do what God created us to do. (see Ephesians 2:10) Character development is about understanding how your relationship with God fits in the grand scheme of God’s plan.  Scripture reveals many individuals who found their place in history; I think Mary’s story best epitomizes this idea. In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin’s name was Mary. And he came to...

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