The Power of Words (according to my daughter)

The words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life. - John 6:63b After completing their spelling/vocabulary/poetry curriculum for the school year, my two high school juniors wrote essays about the power of words. Below is my daughter's essay; I posted my son's on Thursday. We welcome your own thoughts about words in the… Continue reading The Power of Words (according to my daughter)

The Power of Words (according to my son)

How forcible are right words! – Job 6:25 After completing their spelling/vocabulary/poetry curriculum for the school year, my two high school juniors wrote essays about the power of words. Below is my son’s essay; I’ll post my daughter’s on Friday. We welcome your own thoughts about words in the comments. Words are a part of our everyday… Continue reading The Power of Words (according to my son)

There’s No Excuse for Unkind Words

When I’m exhausted or in pain, my tolerance for anything disruptive tends to be very low. I find myself apologizing to my husband for being grouchy and snippy. I hide in my bedroom to get away from my family. I just want to avoid all interaction until I feel myself again.   As my mother… Continue reading There’s No Excuse for Unkind Words