Paperclips Magazine ad
See the link for an ad about my books and music in the Paperclips Magazine. They sought me out when they discovered my I Will Stand book! If you are interested in a spiritual resource for a Christmas gift, my book table is set up this week at Meriden Hills Baptist Church/MidState Christian Academy. Merry Christmas, and may God bless you richly in 2017!
To give you a taste of what I Will Stand is like, here is a sample chapter:
I Will Stand for Kindness
When I am around people who make me feel bad, I will
say a prayer for them, offer them grace by forgiving them,
and try to encourage them the best I can. I will represent
God’s voice by speaking kind words, even when they don’t
deserve it and when I don’t necessarily feel like it. I realize
that my kindness will shine the love of Jesus through me,
possibly reaching someone who has never experienced that
before! I will look for opportunities to perform random
acts of kindness, being a leader by treating those around
me with respect. I will show common courtesy by having
good manners, letting others go before me, and placing a
high priority on the needs of others. I will be thoughtful,
showing concern toward those who are hurting and doing
what I can to help.
I will stand for kindness.
My Instruction from God
“And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving
one another, even as God for Christ’s sake
hath forgiven you” (Ephesians 4:32).
“Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men
should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets”
(Matthew 7:12). This is known as “The Golden Rule.”
“A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words
stir up anger” (Proverbs 15:1).
My Honesty with God
What have I done recently that was kind? Am I a courteous,