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Words…and Social Media

Words, like angels, are powers, which have invisible power over us. They are personal presences, which have whole mythologies… and their own guarding, blaspheming, creating, and annihilating effects.” 
                                            ~ James Hillman
Parents rejoice when their children turn out well;
    wise children become proud parents.
                                             ~ Proverbs 23:24
Hawk Nelson
     Where do your words come from?  What is your thought process before opening your mouth.  In this culture of unrest, sensitivity, nasty social media comments, how do you aim your words?
      One of my professors gave me a quizzical look when I said I couldn’t see the value in Twitter.  She looked through me, and said, “Linda, it all depends on how you use it.”  Those words changed the way I saw social media.  I stopped posting my every move and endeavored to post uplifting, positive, heart healing comments, posts, responses.
     I have let a lot go.  I have resisted saying so very many things.  I do not haunt my own grown children’s accounts, though I am very interested in my children and the things that they care about.
     Today, look at the words that lift you, the ones that pull you down, the ones that made/make a difference.  Think on that as you get ready to write your next email, send  you next tweet, “like” your next Facebook post.  Be His voice.  Make the Lord your proud parent.  He is!
     Because of Him,

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You, oh special flower.

People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.
      ~ Iris Murdoch, A Fairly Honourable Defeat
 The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begetteth a wise child shall have joy of him.
    ~ Proverbs 23:24
And the Father Will Dance
Today, I celebrate you.  Your small acts of worship, your unspoken prayers, your gestures of kindness big and small, the choices you made for good, the restraint you showed in a very hard situation.
Listen to this anthem, which is so beautifully articulated, and let his love wash over you.
Today, the Father is dancing over you, His special garden.
Because of Him,

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