Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Tour About Read What's New Help Forums Join
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
E
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  



The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!



 
Testimonies PLEASE ENCOURAGE THE AUTHOR BY COMMENTING

  LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE AS A MEMBER OR ANONYMOUSLY
  SEND A PRIVATE MESSAGE
  HIRE THIS WRITER
REPORT ARTICLE

 TRACK THIS AUTHOR ADD TO MY FAVORITES
corner
What's New
 
corner
 
The Marvellous Mouthwash
by Terry Barlow
02/10/14
For Sale
Author requests article critique


  Mail
 





At the community center I was showing a slide show of a recent trip and inviting my friends. The turnout was respectable though not overwhelming. One friend didn't want to lose his spot in a rummy cube game. He came by later as I was writing about the slide show and apologized, saying he knew he'd missed a good presentation. "Well," I said philosophically, "we all make our choices." That comment effectively ended the conversation. What I was writing at that moment would have been of interest to my friend. It was something I hadn't thought to share at the actual presentation. I didn't really have a good taste in my mouth about how our conversation had ended so abruptly, so I resolved to call that same friend later. He seemed glad when I called, and I went on to tell him that I wanted to share with him an incident from the trip that no else had heard, so that in his own way he could still participate. It led to an extensive and animated conversation and probably prompted another visit from him the next day. I was really glad I had made that call, and not let that bad taste in my mouth "settle" into an attitude or opinion about him. This was the second time in as many months that I took the initiative to "rinse out my mouth" in order to believe something better about others. Taking this extra step, going this extra mile wouldn't have mattered to me only a few short years ago. This too is the Lord's doing, and so welcomely wondrous to behold!



If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

Read more articles by Terry Barlow or search for articles on the same topic or others.


Read More - Free Reprints, Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program. Christian writers can JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and help spread the Gospel.


The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.

Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed
Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer
 
corner
Corner
This article has been read 53 times     < Previous | Next >


Member Comments
Member Date




TRUST JESUS TODAY











Free Audio Bible
500 Plus Languages
Faith Comes By Hearing.com