Devotions

Do Manners Really Matter?


Do Manners Matter?   Someone once said, “Manners are a way of showing other people we care about them.” Does it really matter if we have manners or not? Does it affect our relationships with others?  Do others judge us by our manners?  Shouldn’t we just be ourselves?   Here’s a few reasons why good manners are good for you: Good manners put people at ease. People at ease are …



The Perfect Christmas


What makes a perfect Christmas? Is it all the gifts wrapped in bows? Is it in the decorations or the lights that glow? Is it in having the ability to slip the perfect gifts under the tree? Or when my loved ones’ share “gift love” with me? Just what are the ingredients that make this special day turn out just right? These are the things I ponder tonight?   If …



Dressing for the Occasion


Dressing for the Occasion “So, chosen by God for this new life of love, dress in the wardrobe God picked out for you: compassion, kindness, humility, quiet strength, discipline.  Be even-tempered, content with second place, quick to forgive an offense.  Forgive as quickly and completely as the Master forgave you.  And regardless of what else you put on, wear love.  It’s your basic, all-purpose garment.  Never be without it.” Col. …