Category Archives: Behavior

R. is for Remembering and Reflecting on Failure (Damaging Behavior and God’s love Part 3)

Have you ever been ‘stuck’? R is for: Remembering only the negative things that people say about us and reflecting on (meditating on) the wrong thoughts that enter our minds. I used to have a very, very hard time with … Continue reading

Posted in Behavior, Frustration, Love, Peace, Self, self-Talk | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The ‘I’ in D. I. R. T. (Damaging Behavior and God’s Love – Part 2)

The ‘I’ in today’s post on D. I. R. T.  is about changing irresponsible behavior. We know that when we behave irresponsibly, we prevent others from seeing the true image of God which resides in us. This type of negative … Continue reading

Posted in Behavior, Family, Love, Relationships, Respect, Responsibility, Self, Self-Control | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Got D. I. R. T.? (Human Value – Part 1)

You’re waiting in line at the market when you look to your left. There it is. The latest in the lives of the f & f (fashionable and famous). You reach to pick it up. Yum! Yum! Nothing like a … Continue reading

Posted in Behavior, Frustration, Love, Relationships, Respect, Self | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whatcha’ Lookin’ At? Seeing the Unseen (Prudence – Good Judgment – Part 2)

    We don’t just see with our eyes, we see with our minds. Your eyes are only the lenses of the camera that captures the images in your path. It’s your mind that actually processes the information, much faster than … Continue reading

Posted in Behavior, boundaries, Frustration, Respect, Self-Control | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Put a Lid on It!

Have you ever had someone to call you on the phone, or pull you to the side, then use you as their personal dumping ground? I have. They dumped all of their negative opinions, complaints, and gossip right into my … Continue reading

Posted in Behavior, determination, God's Love, Obedience, Peace, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

7 Reasons Why You Shoudn’t Demand Your Way at Any Price

Have you ever heard the saying ‘my way or the highway’? What about the saying, ‘ we try to keep mama happy, ‘cause when mama’s happy, everyone’s happy’? Do you know anyone who lives by the ‘it’s all about me’ … Continue reading

Posted in Behavior, boundaries, Compassion, Family, Forgiveness, Frustration, God's Love, Love, Pushy, Relationships, Respect, Self-Control | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Do You Really Want?

  What is your image saying to others? Ask yourself aloud, “What have I been saying by the way that I present myself to others?”  We may do and say some foolish things, some harmful and often dangerous things, when … Continue reading

Posted in Behavior, God's Love, Holiness, Love, Relationships, Respect, Self, The Word | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment