A story I came across while traveling… I hired a plumber to help me restore an old farmhouse, and after he had just finished a rough first day on the job: a flat tire made him lose an hour of
“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing” James 1:2-4, NKJV.
“Grumbling is born of conceit.” ~ James Basford Definition of conceit: Excessive pride in oneself; excessive appreciation of one’s worth or virtue.
During a recent tennis practice, I injured my wrist while trying to return a hard-hit ball that caught me off guard. The forceful impact of the ball on my racket jerked something in my wrist and left it in considerable
“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” ~ Lewis B. Smedes