Heather Marshall on October 29th, 2008

A few weeks ago, I was at the Illuminate Conference in San Francisco and one of the speakers gave an illustration about how important it is to choose our words carefully.  He said that our words are like toothpaste - once it’s out of the tube, it’s soo hard to get it back inside! Likewise [...]

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Heather Marshall on October 21st, 2008

“If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say it at all.”
I’m sure we’ve all had those words pounded into our memory at an early age.  Our parents, our teachers, and others would make sure that we trained ourselves to choose our words carefully.  To think before we speak.  Of course, we’ve also [...]

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Heather Marshall on October 17th, 2008

Did you realize that, as Americans, we are inundated with CHOICES?
Every day, we make hundreds, even thousands of choices. What to wear, what to eat, what to say, what to do, where to go, who to talk to, who to sit near, who to marry, who to vote for.  Some choices are inconsequential; others have [...]

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Heather Marshall on October 14th, 2008

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s been a little while since my last post.  Main reason:  I’ve been in California (internet-less) since Thursday!!

I was at an internet marketing event, the first ever Christian internet marketing seminar called Illuminate Conference.  My husband was one of the speakers, and I was looking forward to learning and hearing [...]

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Heather Marshall on October 3rd, 2008

I’m reading a great book called Hind’s Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard. It’s one of my mom’s favorites, and I bought it a few years ago to read… but I’m just getting around to reading it now. It’s a great little allegory about a girl, Much-Afraid, who goes on a journey [...]

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Heather Marshall on October 1st, 2008

Let’s look once again at what it means to be Gracious….  Here’s the definition, taken from thefreedictionary.com:
gra·cious adj.

Characterized by kindness and warm courtesy.

Characterized by tact and propriety.
Of a merciful or compassionate nature.

If we are striving to have a heart like Christ’s, then we must emulate Him… and there are 8 verses in the Old Testament [...]

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