God-given Words

“The eyes of the Lord keep watch over knowledge, but he frustrates the words of the unfaithful,” Proverb 22:12.   Let’s admit it. Have you ever felt frustrated, trying to find the right word as you talk with a friend or work on your manuscript? I sure have. It’s a part of the human condition, […]

Wise Words

“The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing,” Proverbs 12:18. I recently had a conversation with someone whose words were full of wisdom, healing, kindness, and life. We were discussing a difficult situation that she needed to deal with, one that could not only harm her relationship […]

Speak Life

Recently I was listening to the radio and heard a song that brought me up short—“Speak Life” by TobyMac. The song talks about changing people’s lives by the words you say. I know that’s true, of course, and I try to speak—and write—life into people’s lives whenever I can. But the words of this song […]