It’s far too simple a thing to pray the Grace at the end of worship and not contemplate what it means to live a life full of Christlike grace, unconditional Godly love and the wide and welcoming fellowship of the Holy Spirit.
As a general rule, no man can fall into conversation with another without being able to learn something valuable from him. But in order to get at this benefit there must be something of an accommodating spirit on both sides;
Being and Doing – 31 May – Conversation DO NOT flatter yourself that your thoughts are under due control, your desires properly regulated, or your dispositions subject as they should be to Christian principle, if your intercourse with others consists mainly of frivolous gossip, impertinent anecdotes, speculations on the character and affairs of your neighbours,… Continue reading Being and Doing – 31 May – Conversation
But the best of all is silence from unnecessary and wandering thoughts, because that is essential to internal recollection,
It is good to be plain spoken, but within the limits of charity.
Christians can only be salt and light to the world if we allow ourselves to be poured out of the saltshaker. Salt that is not used is as worthless as tasteless salt!
The task of a town councillor is to give their life away serving the people of their town. Having been given a place at the table the challenge they face is that the table they sit at is for all the people of the town and not only those with whom they agree.
TRUE greatness consists in being great in little things.
Failure and death are no annihilation, Our tears exhaled will make some future rain.
GOOD manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse.