Mound Visits, 3/14/24

One of the greatest gifts you can give someone today is to listen. Listen with patience and interest. This is so hard for me at times. When I do this, relationships grow.  “Listening is about being present, not just about being quiet.-” Krista Tippett Listening is a great way to communicate. It’s especially an excellent […]

Mound Visits, 3/13/24

Who could you extend a little grace to today? Someone in your circle of influence probably needs to hear, “Hey, it’s OK.” Or, “We are OK, I’m here for you.” Let’s keep our eyes, and our hearts, open for someone who needs an encouraging word. “Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with […]

Mound Visits, 3/12/24

It is such a blessing to have a small group of friends who bring laughter, transparency, accountability and wisdom into your life. If you don’t have this, ask God to bless you with this gift. ”Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.“‭‭(Proverbs‬ ‭19‬:‭20‬) “The next […]

Mound Visits, 3/9/24

It’s not always what you say that matters. It’s the way you say it. We tend to think that communication is verbal, but it is a physical activity as well. ”The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.“‭‭(Proverbs‬ ‭12‬:‭18) “All doors open to courtesy.”(Thomas Fuller) Keith MadisonSCORE […]

Mound Visits, 3/8/24

Our value doesn’t come from what others may say about us. Our value comes from what God’s Word says about us. His Word says that we are created in God’s image. It also says that He loves us so much that He allowed His Son to go the cross to suffer in our behalf. You […]

Mound Visits, 3/5/24

Often the greatest sense of accomplishment, and even joy, comes after struggles. This is easier said than done, but as we face adversity be thankful knowing that joy will be there to meet us after we fight through our struggles. Struggling is not always a horrible thing. It’s something that should motivate us, with God’s […]

Mound Visits, 3/4/24

It’s easy to give up. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed and suggest to God, “I’m too weak, choose someone else.” You are where you are now for a reason. With God’s power, strength and compassion you can thrive where you are right now. ”You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the […]

Mound Visits, 3/2/24

Never confuse God with life. Life can be hard. God is faithful and helps us through the most difficult of times. Lean on Him. ”Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal.“‭‭(Isaiah‬ ‭26‬:‭4‬) When you know God you are never alone. Keith MadisonSCORE International

Mound Visits, 3/1/24

Courage. Are we born with it? Once we have it, do we always keep it? Or, does it come and go? Peter had courage, and a measure of faith, when Jesus invited him to walk on the water. Peter also had courage when he thought he was protecting Jesus. When the high priest led a […]

Mound Visits, 2/27/24

William Cowper once said, “Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will.” Isn’t it comforting to know that in our darkest hour God is compassionate toward us! To receive it, all we need to do is turn toward Him. ”The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.“‭‭(Psalms‬ ‭103‬:‭8‬) […]