For When You Need to Know the Way to Use Your Words

I walk in the room and something sets me off. I hear his tone the wrong way, assume a meaning he never intended, and respond with words I eventually regret. Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.                                    Ephesians 4:29 (NIV) This is the mistake I make countless times… Failing to use my words for good, Missing the opportunity to give grace to the one who’s listening, And in the end, producing nothing beneficial from the exchange at all. So many times we get caught up in

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Unglued By Lysa TerKeurst – Book Review

Have you ever come unglued? You know… that moment when life just seems to be out of control… raw emotions flood your entire being… overwhelmed, frustrated, uneasy, agitated … and you either stuff it all inside… or explode!?! In Lysa TerKeurst’s new book Unglued – Making Wise Choices In The Midst Of Raw Emotions she candidly shares stories of when she has become unglued, stories that any wife or mother can easily relate to! She explains four different reaction types people can have when they become unglued. Exploder that Blames Others Exploder that Shames Herself Stuffer that Build Barriers Stuffer that Collects Retaliation Rocks Lysa describes each of these types in detail, helping the reader to understand how each is defined.  She also admits that

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