Fail. 1. The opposite of success. 2. To be unsuccessful in achieving a goal. 3. To make a mistake. 4. To fall short. 5. To be deficient, lacking or insufficient. I read a book review today (you can check it out here) that totally resonated with me, and I wanted to share it. Whilst it … More The F Word
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Stand: 1. To assume or maintain an upright position on your feet. 2. To endure or to bear. 3. To remain stable and intact. 4. To stop. 5. To abide. 6. To remain loyal to, or aid and support another. “A virtuous and worthy wife [earnest and strong in character]…
Advent: 1. The coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important. 2. The liturgical period preceding Christmas, beginning on the fourth Sunday before Christmas, observed by Christians as a season of preparing for the arrival of Jesus. 3. The season of waiting. “Restore to me the joy of Your salvation…” (Psalm 51:12) Recently I realised something I’m … More Putting Christ back into my Christmas
Perfect: 1. Having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics. 2. Being as good as it is possible to be. “And He said to me, My grace (My favor and loving-kindness and mercy) is enough for you. For My strength and power are made perfect (fulfilled and completed) and show themselves most effective in … More I am not perfect
Abandonment: 1. The act of giving something up. 2. To yield oneself completely emotionally. 3. To be cast off or deserted. 4. To be left behind. 5. To be forgotten 6. To be discarded. “Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child to which she gave birth … More I am not abandoned
To take for granted: 1. To assume you will never lose something. 2. To give little attention to the value of something. 3. To underestimate the worth of something. 4. To fail to appreciate the value or importance of something. “It is good to be alive. Nothing on earth is more beautiful than the light … More Love God. Love people. And don’t take life for granted.
Senseless: 1. Lacking sense. 2. Lacking in feeling. 3. Meaningless. 4. Nonsensical. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Be confident in the Lord and rely not on your own insight or understanding or judgment. Don’t try to figure out everything on your own.” (Proverbs 3:5) Death. I know it’s not a subject many … More Making sense out of what is senseless
Nurse: (from the Latin, Nutrix) 1. Someone who nourishes and cares. Bullying: 1. The repeated, unreasonable actions of individuals (or groups) directed toward a person (or a group of people), intended to intimidate. 2. Behavior that intimidates, degrades, offends, or humiliates someone, often in front of others, making the person being bullied feel defenseless or … More Nurses eat their young
Stand: 1. To assume or maintain an upright position on your feet. 2. To endure or to bear. 3. To remain stable and intact. 4. To stop. 5. To abide. 6. To remain loyal to, or aid and support another. “A virtuous and worthy wife [earnest and strong in character] is a crowning joy to … More Stand by your man
Control: 1. The power to influence or direct people’s behavior. 2. The power to change or alter the course of events or a situation. “We can make a large horse go wherever we want by means of a small bit in its mouth.” James 3:3 Growing up I rode horses. I had one horse that … More If it’s meant to be, it’s (not) up to me.