Tag Archives: Kindness

Doing Good, Day 27

From the BHE archive:  We use the word “good” loosely in the English language. We say “good job” when someone has done a task well. We say “veggies are good for you,” because vegetables are beneficial to your health. We say “that house has a good foundation” meaning the house’s foundation is reliable and won’t …

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Words of Life, Day 6

I crawled in bed one night and Adam leaned over and whispered to me, “You’re awesome.” There was no special reason. He spoke these words just because. We didn’t have a conversation that followed. I did smile and say thank you, of course, because his words really blessed me. I fell asleep with such peace. …

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The Kind Wife, Day 24

I like to talk. A lot. I speak way more than my husband does. I enjoy communicating – as it was my major in college. I have a tendency to think before I speak. This is something I am working on because sometimes I don’t always say things to my husband in the best way. …

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Extending Kindness in the Bedroom, Day 19

God’s Kindness God had great compassion on us and kindness toward us. Through His Son, He saved us, not by anything that we did to deserve it, but because of His rich mercy and kindness. He did this by regenerating, restoring, and renewing us, bathing us in the Holy Spirit. Because of the richness of …

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Appreciating Your Man, Day 13

In the month of September, my home state of Colorado was hit with devastating flash flooding, mud and rock slides. It was all the news would play for days on end. Praise the Lord, our home wasn’t affected, but we heard of plenty of people who lost their homes, possessions, pets, and some even lost …

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15 More Ways to Encourage Your Husband, Part 2

Make your house and your heart a home-base for your husband – a place he can always count on to be one of encouragement. This week, pick 1 of the following ways to encourage your husband for each day, or pick 1 and work on it all week, not because I say you should, but …

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Be Kind Challenge #1 and Good Clicks for Your Weekend

Today’s Be Kind Challenge  “An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up.” (Proverbs 12:25) What anxieties, worries, or fears do you hold in your heart? Instead of focusing on what is wrong in your life today, lay all your cares at God’s feet. Today’s Challenge:  Speak kind words to …

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Couples Appreciation Month & I Want to Promote You!

April is Couples Appreciation Month. Commit to doing one act of kindness a day for your spouse over the next month.  What little acts of kindness can you do for your spouse this month? Starting this Saturday, follow me on Twitter daily to see my suggestions for an act of kindness toward your spouse. Follow …

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Broken Mess, Easter Thursday

*Originally posted as Broken – Love Poured Out  When Jesus was in Bethany right before His crucifixion, a woman came up to him and poured a jar of expensive perfume on Him, wiping His feet with her hair – the ultimate act of service. When the Judas Iscariot rebuked her, believing she should have sold …

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Does God Hate Fig Trees? Easter Challenge Monday

This post is apart of the Easter Challenge. It includes activities for tomorrow – Monday, March 25, 2013. Be sure to check out Celebrating Palm Sunday also. If you’re behind, no worries! Just pick one activity you can do with your spouse/family together.  “The next day as they were leaving Bethany, Jesus was hungry. Seeing in …

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Crushing a Critical Spirit: Friday’s Feedback

Reader Question: I struggle with keeping my expectations of others realistic. This makes me overly critical of my husband and I know it’s not good for our marriage. I just wake up in a bad mood often especially after we’ve had a fight before bed the night before and I don’t want to wake up …

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Love Is Patient. Love is Kind. Love Means Slowly Losing Your Mind. Day 2

I recall a line from the movie 27 Dresses with Katherine Heigel who plays Jane, a personal assistant who thinks she’s in love with her boss and who has been a bridesmaid 27 times. Along comes James Marsden who plays a cynical reporter who writes the weddings column in the local newspaper. During one of his …

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I Could Talk A Lot About Anger… but What’s the Real Problem?

Editor’s Note: On Monday, I wrote a Memorial Day tribute.  Since the Biblical Peacemaking series is about to come to a close, I wanted to write the next post in this series instead of in the Biblical Garden of Love series. This is Part 5.  I Could Talk A Lot About Anger I have struggled …

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The Sacred Pathway of the Caregiver (Part 7)

Editor’s Note: This post is written by Sword4Sail and is Part 7 in the Sacred Pathways of Walking With God.  Sacred Pathways Part 7 – The Caregiver: Loving God by Loving Others When I first realized what God’s love really meant to me, when I first felt God’s presence around me, I was motivated. Instead of grumpily …

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Always Greener on ‘This’ Side of the Fence – Part 2B

Editor’s Note: This post is part 2B in the Biblical Garden of Love series. This series is based on 1 Corinthians 13.  The Great Shepherd of the Sheep Psalm 23 is one of the most popular and well-known Psalms, but it’s also one of my favorites. “The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green …

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Broken – Love Poured Out

Editor’s Note: This post is part 2A in the Biblical Garden of Love series. I just completed 5 posts on patience (See below for links) and now we move onto kindness.  Want free publicity for your blog/webpage? See how here.  In honor of reaching my 2 month anniversary on May 1, 2012, I’m giving away …

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But What if Patience Doesn’t Fit? – Biblical Garden of Love Part 1C

Last week my husband and I went out for a lunch date – allowing us to have a deep conversation without being interrupted or distracted. One of the questions I asked him was: What about me would you most like to see changed? His response: my short temper. Ouch! Talk about hitting it where it …

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The Scary “S” Word: Portrait of Eve, Part 2

I think it’s time to take a time-out for a very controversial word: submission. What’s Up with this Submission Stuff? So where does the whole submission thing fit into the portrait of a redeemed Eve? You may be thinking, “If you’re telling me that I was created to be under Adam’s arm, protected and loved, …

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