Bold but Gentle~Somewhere in Between Jerk and Doormat

Gentleness may conjure up the image of a mother cuddling her newborn. Yet many circumstances and relationships require gentleness in both attitude and action. Gentleness isn’t about being soft-spoken, silent, or sweet. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. ~Matthew11:29 Gentleness is about a willingness to sacrifice for a greater cause, humility,

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Wise, Foolish, or Somewhere in Between

“…the winds blew…and it fell with a great crash.” Matthew 7:27. Jesus was speaking about the wise and foolish builders. The wise builder built his house on the rock, and the foolish builder built his house on the sand. When the winds blew, only the house built on the rock could withstand the storm. For the past two summers, my husband and I have tried to secure our gazebo down

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