Anointed Courage

Encouraging Words from Lessons Learned

Month: October 2016 (page 1 of 2)

Looks are Deceiving

But behold the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on his height of his stature, because I have rejected him.  For the Lord sees not as man sees: but man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7

 

I was in a church parking lot getting out of my car, when I saw this man.  He had tattoos everywhere-covering his arms, legs, neck and face.  Yes, his face.  He had some body piercings and some of those were also on his face.  He had dyed hair and a strange haircut.  I was a bit scared....   Continue Reading

What did you call me?

“Fathers do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.”  Colossians 3:21

 

The first few weeks of children being back at school is a huge adjustment.  The carefree days of the summer give children time to have fun and not be accountable for time.  Then school begins with their schedules and homework.  And this brings temper tantrums and whining, both by child and the parents....   Continue Reading

The Lonely Road of Negativity

“Whoever guards his mouth preserves his life; he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.”  Proverbs 13:3

 

I clench my teeth at night.  I have caused a lot of damage over the years to my teeth because of the nightly clenching.  Now, I wear a night guard while I sleep to avoid future trips to the dentist.   There are theories as to why people do this to themselves while they sleep, but nothing is absolute....   Continue Reading

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