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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Yourself Worth

When I think back on my childhood, I often reflect on the memories that I had as a child. Some of them were very good and others very bad. But through them all I must say, if it wasn't for my two loving parents, my wonderful grandmothers and my very wise grandfather, I wouldn't be the man that I am today.  If I had to pick one thing or one lesson out of everything they taught me or provided for me it would be myself worth. For those who may not understand what I mean by this statement, let me explain. My mother would always remind me of who I was and what she expected me to become. She would say, Charles you are a young boy, that one day will become a great man , but as a man you should never loose confidence, you should always remember who you are and where you came from. She went on to say, never forget the sacrifices made on your behalf's, as for your freedoms or for your sins, because each of them will play a very significant role in your life.
 As a child, that was a lot to take in, because it was hard enough trying to be a boy much less trying to be a man.  My mother always stayed on me, reminding me of our rich history, pushing me to be better or stronger than I were before and would never let me get down on myself even when I failed. She always wanted me to succeed, to always stay confident and to never fear any man or woman. As she would put it, "If God is for you then no man can be against you". She made sure that I knew myself worth and why. Then she would say, Charles if you love anybody else in the world besides God, never to forget to love yourself, because if you don't love yourself, its impossible to love anyone else.
As I grew older I took my mothers words to heart, I began to work out, I made sure I ate properly and did everything I could to make sure I was in good health. But as you know life has a way of changing things or circumstances. Why you ask? If you ever been in a bad relationship or marriage sometimes going through these types of relationships take a lot out of you.Being with someone who doesn't hold your best interest at heart can be painful and can have you doing things that you are not used too.
Its been my personal experience that sometimes when you are in a stressful relationship or working at a job that makes you unhappy, many of people seem to forget , the simple things in life, like taking care of themselves.Why?Because when people are stressed they loose focus and forget about themselves. Many don't take care of themselves as good as the used to, because of what they are going or been through. They  forget as the bible would say, that their body is their temple and they have to maintain it in order to have an healthy life style. That is why I always go back to and never forget what my mother taught me. She would say, while God has blessed you with breath in your body, never forget who you are, never loose faith in God and never forget about yourself worth.
Have a blessed night,
Charles
Romans 8:31 What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?


Psalm 56:9 Then my enemies will turn back when I call for help. By this I will know that God is for me.

Psalm 118:6 The LORD is with me; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?

Sunday, May 20, 2012

New



Life sometimes can be very funny, the reason why I say this is because people only tend to remember only the bad times and then forget the good. That is why I thank God I have found Jesus and he is now a major part of my life. Its because of him that all of my sins have been forgiven or washed away like they no longer existed. Yes there will be people that doubt me or they may remind me of what I used to be. They will take pleasure of reminding me of my past sins or my past evil ways. What they fail to realize is that person is dead or no longer exist. Sometimes I might have to remind myself, that I am not what I use to be,but better than I was before.Why? Because I have been born again, I have grown up, matured, I'm better, wiser and I have learned from my mistakes. But better than that I have found Jesus and gave my life only to him. God has worked with me , remade me, molded out my imperfections and created something new. Like the Bible says,( 2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.) There will always be some men or women who may not have forgotten or forgiven me for my past sins or transgressions. But by the blood of Jesus, I know that I have been forgiven and now I am something new.

To those who are blessed enough to read this, understand this that man or woman doesn't posses the power to wash away your past crimes or sins.Sometimes the people that we love can get angry or become jealous when we refuse to participate in the things that we used too. Being that they don't have Gods power, they will always remind you of what you used to be and they will even tell you how you used to do it.Why?Well even the sinners or the unbeliever can recognize that you have been changed, that you are now different or better than you were before.They just can't understand that through him that you have a new beginning, a new way of living, a new thought process and that you have been made brand new.They might try to tempt you back into your past evil ways, but this is when you have to remind them that  person, no longer exist and you are something new. My advice to you is, the next time a family member, a friend, a co-worker or even a past love, tries to remind you of your past, tell them you have been changed, by the blood of Jesus and you are now something brand new. Praise God!
Have a blessed Sunday,
Charles

Isaiah 43:18 "Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.
Ezekiel 36:26 I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.

John 3:3 In reply Jesus declared, "I tell you the truth, no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again."

Romans 6:4 We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.




Friday, May 18, 2012

When God Moves

Many of us, including myself sometimes take prayer for granted. Sometimes some of us pray, just out of habit and not knowing or expecting God to answer. This reminds me of something that I once heard a Mississippi Pastor  say," When God moves things happen". Then he would go on to say, that God doesn't do anything or allow anything to happen without a reason. The reason for prayer he would say, is so one can have a spiritual connection with God. He hears you, he would say and he already knows your needs or desires before you ask him for it. All that is required is for one to ask and it shall be given to the believer. When I think about those powerful words, I often think about my own life, especially those times when I was troubled, in pain and stressed out. If you lived long enough, then you too would have realize that life can sometimes be hard and other times very stressful. Also somethings that happen to us in our lives, are to us sometimes unexpected. The reason I say to us, is because when things happen we don't pay attention to the warning signs that God provides for us daily.

To give an example of this, I once had a conversation with a young woman who was having problems with a live in boyfriend of over three years. One day out of the blue, her boyfriend decided to put her out and now she was out on the streets without a car or a way of living. These are her word exactly , Charles I have been praying for peace every since this relationship started. The man I am involved with has been married two times, he is a war veteran and he is crazy. He is very jealous, possessive and very controlling. I am so scared of him to the point that I told my children who are now in Texas to never come around me, because I care about their safety. My children told me to leave and I have prayed, but nothing I do seems to give me peace.
After she finished talking, I asked her did she put her burdens , troubles or problems in the hand of the Lord? Then she answered me by saying yes, I just told you that I pray daily. Then I said, You can't tell me after you prayed ,that God didn't provide you with a way out. I know for a fact that over those three years, that you had plenty of opportunities to leave and you didn't. Then she said to me, Yes I have had opportunities, to leave but it just wasn't the right time. Then I asked her why? Then she said because the car I was driving, was his and also because my money wasn't right. Then I said, So you let a car, money or material possession keep you from having a peace of mind? Then she looked at me with tears in her eyes, cried out loud and then said Yes! Then I said to her, every time that we pray God hears our prayers, in his own time he will answer all that truly needs him. But if we are stubborn, then refuse to do what's right when God provides us with an answer, like an open door or a way out. God himself will remove the problem or move the person or the persons that are causing the problem. Just look at it like this, you refused to move or to go when God provided you with a way out, so God decided to move you himself. Sometimes the right choices are not easy or convenient , they are just right. But instead all of us choose the easy way and stay in bad relationships or stressful jobs. We don't trust Gods plan or purpose for our life and we go with whats easy or convenient, even if it happens to be a stressful situation.That is when God steps in and then solves our problems for us. When God moves things happen and always for the glory of the Lord.
Have a blessed weekend,
Charles
Mark 11:24
Therefore I say to you, What things soever you desire, when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you shall have them.
James 1:6
But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavers is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.
1 John 3:22
And whatever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.
James 5:16
Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that you may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.





Monday, May 14, 2012

God Got You Covered

This is a very important message for those who are attending college or getting ready to graduate, for those who are starting a business or for those that are simply starting over after a bad marriage or relationship.God has a purpose and a plan for your life, just stay the course, then you shall be victorious. Many times in my own life, God has come to my rescue and saved me. One particular moment, I'll never forget is when I was going through a divorce and my ex-wife took just everything. I was left alone without family or friends to raise my son, in a city and state that I was unfamiliar with. During that time, the economy was in bad shape and I wasn't making the money I was used to. I got real behind on my bills, my car was falling apart and my son wasn't doing as well as in school he should have. At that time my life looked or to me it seemed like it was falling apart. I was lost, didn't know what to do and had no one that I could count on.

 I did what came naturally to me, I got on my knees and began to pray. I asked God to help me, because there was no one else.(Genesis 24:42 "When I came to the spring today, I said, 'O LORD, God of my master Abraham, if you will, please grant success to the journey on which I have come.) After my prayer I later went to sleep with expectation that God heard my prayer and it was one of the most peaceful moments in my life. The next morning I made a trip to the state I used to live in looking for a job, the same day I got hired and then later I started writing then putting my thoughts in a blog. Now fast forward to the present, I moved back to the state I used to live in ,now I have a job where I am making good money, everything  I lost from my divorce has been given back to me and  today my blog (God Verses Man) has made a 4 years. I am at peace, my son is doing well and is now living back with his mother. Why was all of this possible? Because I stayed the course, believed in Gods purpose and plan for my life. If you are blessed enough to read this, always remember this, life can be hard or a struggle, but with God by your side you shall accomplish all of your dreams. The next time you think about giving up while studying for your exam,when business gets slow or after you have lost everything because of a bad marriage or relationship don't give up!Why? Because God Got You Covered , he has a purpose and a plan for your life.
May God bless you always,
Charles
1 Samuel 2-10
Hannah’s Prayer
1 Then Hannah prayed and said:
“My heart rejoices in the Lord;
in the Lord my horn a is lifted high.
My mouth boasts over my enemies,
for I delight in your deliverance.
2“There is no one holy b like the Lord;
there is no one besides you;
there is no Rock like our God.
3“Do not keep talking so proudly
or let your mouth speak such arrogance,
for the Lord is a God who knows,
and by him deeds are weighed.
4“The bows of the warriors are broken,
but those who stumbled are armed with strength.
5 Those who were full hire themselves out for food,
but those who were hungry hunger no more.
She who was barren has borne seven children,
but she who has had many sons pines away.
6“The Lord brings death and makes alive;
he brings down to the grave c and raises up.
7 The Lord sends poverty and wealth;
he humbles and he exalts.
8 He raises the poor from the dust
and lifts the needy from the ash heap;
he seats them with princes
and has them inherit a throne of honor.
“For the foundations of the earth are the Lord’s;
upon them he has set the world.
9 He will guard the feet of his saints,
but the wicked will be silenced in darkness.
“It is not by strength that one prevails;
10 those who oppose the Lord will be shattered.
He will thunder against them from heaven;
the Lord will judge the ends of the earth.
“He will give strength to his king
and exalt the horn of his anointed.”







Sunday, May 13, 2012

Happy Mothers Day!!!


One thing about life is, if you just took the time to look at the beautiful Earth that our Father in Heaven created then you will know how truly blessed you are.What brought this to my attention was one day while I was walking downtown in Baton Rouge, I noticed a beautiful Catholic Church in the back ground and in the park in lot of the same church I noticed a beautiful red bird with a worm, in her mouth.The bird flew over to a tree which happen to be on the right side of the church. In the tree there was a nest, where four baby birds were there waiting to be fed.The bird took her time and fed each baby bird equally.What was surprising to me that under that very same tree was a pregnant mother ,with two beautiful children begging for something to eat. One baby boy who appeared to be three and the little girl who looked to be four, begging their mother for food. She took out a bottle out of her bag and then gave it to her son, then she reached into her other bag, then gave her daughter a peace of candy. Then one thought came to my mind, thank God he created mothers. Seeing this made me really appreciate what all mother do everyday. It also made me realize how truly special my own mother really is. After all she did raise six children of her own very successfully, that within itself makes her a very special mother. If you happen to be a mother and reading this today, I would like to wish you a very Happy Mothers Day.God honors you today and always. Please continue being excellent, great, very productive role models and awesome mothers that is so needed in the world today. If you aren't a mother never forget you only have one mother cherish her always and honor her for as long as she lives. As my Pastor would put it, what would the world be without Mothers? Thank you mothers for being as special as you are!!!
May God bless you and have a Happy Mothers Day!!
Charles
Deuteronomy 28:8
The LORD will send a blessing on your barns and on everything you put your hand to. The LORD your God will bless you in the land he is giving you.
Ezekiel 34:26
I will make them and the places surrounding my hill a blessing. I will send down showers in season; there will be showers of blessing.



Thursday, May 10, 2012

Thursday





Now the week is almost over and its now Thursday another day that God has made. You are grateful because you have survived Wednesday and now its Thursday. On your way to work or to school you may say to yourself, that this has been one hard or very difficult week or maybe you have been blessed and things happen to be going well. Thursday is just  like the rest of the days of the week, because it doesn't matter what day or hour , things change or happen and you just have to adjust to them or take them as they come. What's special to me about this day called  Thursday,  is now you realize that everyday is really the same. People will always drive crazy, then there are others that will never appreciate or respect the things you do. Your boss or some people will sometime be mean, nasty, evil or say things that will or may surprise you or make you angry. Bills will have to be paid, children will eat you out of a house or home and your spouse will say or do something that always drives you crazy. There will always be bad news (Wow! The world is getting more and more insane, God our Father in Heaven please help us!), children will be children (smile),your spouse will never be perfect or understand where you are coming from or going through and something's might not go as you want them to or as you have planned. Long as you lean on God's good word , practice a little faith, pray often and have patience, you can survive or withstand anything that may come your way.

Yes, God is in Heaven watching over you and your family, that is why during my week, I try to pray daily even if its just for a short prayer or read a verses from my Bible. Why? Because I have began to realize that without God, nothing I do or accomplish  in a positive manner, is possible without him. I also realize that even when I pray for others such as my family members, friends from around the world or complete strangers, that it honors and pleases God. Love is Gods greatest gift and he displayed this by giving the perfect sacrifice, his only son Jesus. Who wouldn't want to serve a God such as this one? Besides that prayer changes things, peoples lives or circumstances and has the awesome  power to heal. If you happen to be reading this journal at this particular moment, then you are already blessed. Why? Because God has blessed you to make it to another Thursday and even though the week may have been hard or difficult , he has taken care of you or supplied for all of your needs. God our Father in Heaven will watch over the believer everyday or every hour of the week.Trust him, have faith, pray daily and all obstacles shall be removed or replaced with blessings and new things, on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and beyond .
Have a blessed and awesome Thursday,
Charles
Acts 20:32 "Now I commit you to God and to the word of his grace, which can build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified.


Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Wednesday


 Its Wednesday morning, hopefully you slept well and now its time to get dressed for school or work.  As usual the news is bad, traffic is horrendous and no one seems to know how to drive. People are pulling their cars in front of you, most are texting while driving and not obeying the traffic laws. It makes one wonder where did some of these people acquire their drivers license or who taught them how to drive and where are the police when you really need them? Now you are running late for work and your temper is starting to boil. You may say to yourself, If I don't get to work on time, then I will have to deal with my boss from hell. He or she is always in a bad mood and they seem to always be on some type of power trip. You would think that at work around a bunch of so called educated people or those who claim to be religious , that you could find peace. But what I have found is that even the most educated, smart or religious seem to have no common sense at all. Now you finally made it to work a little late and all of your co-workers eyes as usual are on you. Now you go to your desk or to your work station preparing yourself for another hard day at work. As expected your boss from hell, confronts you because you were about 5 minutes late. Instead of getting mad or upset, you take a deep breath then say a quite prayer and began another day on your job.

 Even though all of this has happen very early in your day, you shouldn't get angry, mad and no matter what upset.Why? Because after all it's Wednesday, the middle of the week and some have been known to call this day hump day.Why? Because the week is almost over and most of us can't wait until the weekend begins, to start a new week all over again. If you are blessed enough to read this journal on Wednesday, always remember this, God will always be with you every second, minute or hour of your day.(Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.") When people try to get next to you or under your skin never forget that they are only men or women that have problems just like you or I and they too are just trying to get through their day. Never allow man ,woman or beast  to steal your joy and always remember that, they are no different than you. As my father would put it," Men or women are no different from the rest of us despite their education or wealth". They get dressed in the morning for work just like the rest of us, have the same amount of pressures, personal problems or issues.They also have to drive to work and deal with those crazy people who don't know how to drive or obey the rules. Then they also have to deal with their own bosses or spouses from hell. Don't take it personal when people try to bother you or attempt to get under your skin. Why? Because its just Wednesday, the middle of the week, hump day and your work week is almost done.
Have a blessed Wednesday,
Charles
Romans 15:13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope.
 Corinthians 2:4 My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit's power.

1 Thessalonians 1:5 because our gospel came to you not simply with words, but also with power, with the Holy Spirit and with deep conviction. You know how we lived among you for your sake, through the power of the Holy Spirit.



Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Tuesday



Its Tuesday morning, you just survived another day or week and many are thanking God because they have survived Monday. For many of us surviving Monday just to get to Tuesday is a chore within itself. Why? In many of our minds or hearts, Monday happens to be the worst day of the week or when trouble begins. What they fail to realize that if God has blessed them enough to survive the whole week, then Monday is actually a blessing. Which brings me back to Tuesday another beautiful day created by God. On my way to work, I began to realize how truly bless each of us are and that God truly has his Angels watching over us. When I look to my left, I saw a car that was just in an horrible car accident, then I looked to my right there was a woman texting, while driving that almost rear ended someone. I turned on the radio, I hear on the news about a storm that tore apart an entire country and now millions of people are now homeless because of it. At that moment all I could say is thank you Lord Jesus, because it could have been me, my family or someone I knew! Think of it, on your way to work, someone out there not paying attention to what they are doing, plows into your car or while you are a sleep a storm comes out of no where and tears down your home. That's how unpredictable life is and why everyday each of us should get on our knees, then praise God! Why? Because on this particular day God spared you to live another day. Also even though so many have suffered on this day called Tuesday, God our Father in Heaven has kept them safe from harm. That's right you, who happens to be reading this blog God loves you and has kept you safe from harm.

The Bible talks about why we all should be humble, patient and kind too each other. The reasons why is because each day we live, all will be tested and no one knows the day or hour when they themselves will be faced with some type of life changing experience. If one learns how to humble themselves then realize that its not about them, that its about Jesus, then they will be able to handle, any situation that may come their way. Also each person should always be patient and allow things to happen on their own or when its time. I have found that when I rush into things, that I always make mistakes and that why even when I am driving to work I try my best to be patient.We all know people in the world will sometimes be very difficult to deal with and the only way to deal or treat these type of people is with kindness. As my father would say," Always follow the least path of resistance and if you can avoid a fight or conflict do what ever you can to walk away".Which means if you treat people with kindness, they will be more willing to do something for you or help you in anyway. But if you have an bad attitude, you are mean or nasty to them, then they are very likely reflect the same back to you. On this Tuesday, thank God for all of your blessings today and beyond. Thank God its Tuesday!
May God continue to bless you always,
Charles
Deuteronomy 31:8 The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged."

Joshua 1:5 No one will be able to stand up against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.


Thursday, May 3, 2012

Secrets



One of the amazing things about serving God or being a child of God is that he has a way of showing you some thing's that man can't see or reveal. What are these things you may ask? Well if you happen to have a question about your spouse, mother, father, co-worker or any other question, God will in his time reveal the answer. All you have to do is pray, then ask God to reveal it and in his time what's hidden shall be revealed. He will show you who is for you and who is against you. God will reveal to you your enemies and he will make them your footstools. This past sentence reminds me of something my late grandmother would always say, What's in the dark shall be brought to light. Which means if someone happens to be keeping a secret or if they are  doing something wrong , in Gods time all will be revealed. To further explain this one must read, Job 34:22 There is no dark place, no deep shadow, where evildoers can hide. In this verses it clearly stats  that even in darkness no one can keep a secret from God. Even the most skilled, cheater, liar, thief or criminal can't escape the wrath of God and most are brought to justice before they die. This is Gods way of showing even those who don't believe in him that he is God. That is why I am not bothered when someone tries to keep a secret or even when I have a question that needs to be answered, because all I have to do is leave it in the hands of God.

What I love about God is that he knows when its time to reveal the answer to question or questions that bothers the believer. Many times each of us have questions that can't be answered by man, because most people who do evil or wrong things do their best to keep what they are doing or have done hidden. This past sentence reminds me of something my mother constantly preached when I or my siblings did something wrong or when we attempted to lie to her. She would say, "Children don't lie , steal or cheat and if you happen to get caught then tell the truth". Because if you tell one lie, then you will have to tell another one to cover the first one and besides that its too hard being a liar or a thief. After sometime I grew to understand what my mother meant , because of my own person experience when I attempted to cover up an affair. I remember it just as if it were yesterday, I was a young man at that time with over five girlfriends. I bragged to my friends how good of a player I was, until one day I got caught and was confronted by all five of my girlfriends . I tried to lie my way out of it, but God fixed it in a way that nothing I did or said could have gotten me out of it. That is when I learned a valuable lesson, that its better to tell the truth than a lie. My mother would explain this further by saying, Chuck tell the truth when you get caught or do something wrong and never keep a secret from the ones you love. Why you may ask? Because its those dirty secret or lies that can come back to hunt you or hurt the ones you love . To those who are be blessed enough to read this, if you happen to be  having an affair, keeping a secret or know of someone who is, please take my advice, Stop! Because its better to tell the truth than to keep a secret or too live a lie.
May God bless you always,
Charles

 Psalm 139:12  but even in darkness I cannot hide from you. To you the night shines as bright as day. Darkness and light are the same to you.
Daniel 2:22 He reveals deep and hidden things; he knows what lies in darkness, and light dwells with him
John 1:5 This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all.


Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Ups Or Downs

Sometimes when I look at my son, I am often reminded how wonderful it was to be sixteen and in a way I kind of envy him. Because I really miss those days, of being innocent or being free from responsibilities. At that age I have had so many wonderful memories that I can write a whole book or novel if I really wanted too . Being in High School at this age was great, because this was the age where one may determine or dream what type of man or woman they wanted to be. I will never forget my days in High School, because in a way it was my last days, months or hours as a kid. It was a transformation, from being a boy to a growing young man. I was blessed with great teachers, I had two loving parents ,I happen to be blessed, at that time with two living grandmothers, one great grandmother and two grandfathers from both sides of the family. I was a kid that was into everything, I ran track, played football and even though I was a short , I even made an attempt at playing basketball. I had so many dreams, desires and I thought that could do anything. What I loved about high school, was that it prepared me for the outside world. My teachers taught me the value of life and my classmates prepared me how to deal with real people once I was old enough to fend for myself. In my school there were all types of people, there were bullies,lairs, thieves, schemers , people from different races , back grounds and yes there were some honest people there too.

I remember one day in a Social Studies, class my teacher explaining to the class that once we got into the outside world that we all would have to be able to deal or adapt to all types of people or situations. She said, in life there will always be ups or downs , good days or bad days, you just have to be prepared to deal with them as they come. Then she said with a smile , That everybody or everything will have a bad day, so don't be shocked when someone you know is in a bad mood. My tenth grade teacher was a wonderful teacher, because she always gave us  examples to each lesson she taught. My favorite lesson I learned was about the elevator. She would say, Class don't you guys know that even an elevator will have a bad day, do any of you guys know why? As students we all were very eager to answer our teachers question. One student said, well because the elevator doesn't feel like working. Then she looked at him under her glasses and said, "Elevators don't have feelings, then the whole class broke out laughing". Then I said, I know why the elevator had a bad day. Then she said, Okay Holmes give it a try. Then I said well because its broken and it can't go up or down. Then she said with a smile, that's the right answer. What I am trying to explain to you class is that in life, there will be many situations you will face in the world and as young men or women you have to be able to deal with them rationally. You can't get angry or upset when people act up or when things don't go your way. Class when I look out at each of you, I see faces of young eager teenagers, with different backgrounds or personalities. Sometimes many of you are in good moods and other times many of you are in bad moods, but I don't take it personal. The reason for this is because I have a job to do and also because I enjoy teaching. I don't let what you guys do or say effect my mood , behavior or judgment, because just like life there will always be, good days or bad days and Ups or Downs.
Have a blessed day,
Charles
Psalm 119:66 Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed your commandments.
Philippians 1:9 And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight,

Psalm 119:65 Do good to your servant according to your word, O LORD.