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From: luv7 DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostJun-3 10:26 AM 
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Encouragement is a right word at that perfect time.  There is just something about listening to a good word that stimulates our heart and ignites our whole life!  We are given hope!  


I have noticed a pattern that has taken place from “The Good Media.” They expose slander, corruptness, the mockeries and schemes of those working to bring down this nation and exposure is good.  But, should there be a constant recording of pointing fingers will depress, instead of building up. Too much repeated rattle becomes like a dripping faucet that needs to be fixed.  


Yes! We are living in times of shocking violence, unthankfulness, selfishness, greed, seared consciences, shamelessness and more. Is there not a better way to give the news, then to continually berate, belittle and tear down the enemy? We already know them, by their fruit. Isn’t it time for the righteous to speak the truth in love? 

Exposure is good!  Now, I am praying for justice!


Can we actually do this? Yes, I believe we can all do this with practice. 


Theodore Rosevelt once said: “Speak softly and carry a big stick, you will go far.” 


I have been trying to speak softly for a long time, but still rough around the edges. It seems the stick sometimes comes in the form of my words. 


Most people see we are in a fight for what is right and I applaud and pray for those on the frontlines working to take back what the enemy has stolen.  


When “the good people” poke fun, tear down or continually belittle the enemy, they are exposing what still needs to be cleaned up inside themselves.  This writer knows, our mouth can be our worst enemy.


“Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.” Proverbs 12:18 niv



And, this is what we all need. Healing in every form.


Our nation needs healing. We need some wise words spoken over us today, that is backed up by love; by people who really care. Now, let’s look in the mirror. We need to be the ones to give these wise loving words that bring healing and are a tree of life. 


We have a choice. Our words can either promote healing or promote despair and discouragement. 


Our enemies will always fight in the flesh because they believe their own lies, are blind to the truth and work with the rulers of darkness in our
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From: CamillePintoJun-7 5:13 AM 
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The instruction to love God with all my heart, soul, mind, and strength has been drilled into me since. 


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From: luv7 DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostJun-7 5:11 PM 
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Welcome to Sheepgate Camille,

You say you've been drilled to love since? Since how long? Tell me about it?



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