When life is heavy and hard to take

Mom

When life is heavy and hard to take, go off by yourself. Enter into the silence. Bow in prayer. Don’t ask questions: Wait for hope to appear. Don’t run trouble. Take it full-force. The “worst” is never the worst. Why? Because the Master won’t ever walk out and fail to return.

Son

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Mom & Son: Truth with Kindness

Truth with Kindness
From: Mother & Son

Mother

We must speak the truth with kindness. Use your words to add beauty to life. Ecclesiastics 12:9-10 states that the wise teacher “pondered and searched out to set in order many proverbs. He searched to find just the right words and what he wrote was upright and true.”

The first thing we must do is a little investigation to make sure that our fact is indeed true. We can be, oh so sure, something is true and later on, down the line, find we are mistaken. We must make sure the source and the transmitter are both reliable.

Telling the truth at all times is not an easy task. One must also consider the sensitivity of the listener. The right moment to speak also has to be considered. Certainly not during an argument or at the end of a long exhausting day. One must also consider if this bit of information will be an encouragement and a positive force for growth. Continue reading “Mom & Son: Truth with Kindness”

Mother and Son: Introduction

Introduction
From: Mother & Son

I always knew she was a writer. She always had a comfy chair in each place that she lived. The chair, tucked in a quiet corner, typically next to a window, always had an end table to one side and a reading lamp to the other side. The end table had small piles of books including her journals.

She loved pens too. Mostly purple, but blue would do. Her journals rested on the corner of the end table, ontop of three or four spiral notebooks, that would hold a pen or two. Continue reading “Mother and Son: Introduction”