We all send messages to others every day. We send them through texts, email, Facebook and a variety of other ways. Our family and friends receive a variety of messages throughout their day just like you and I do. Most of those messages can be neutral and a lot of them negative. Have you thought about what messages you are sending to your friends and family? Are your messages full of love and grace or impatience and frustration?
One way to send a powerful message to our loved ones is through written words:
- Get their day started out on a positive note by writing a note and include it in their lunchbox, their car, or in a backpack or briefcase.
- Send a letter or card through “snail mail”.
- Consider writing a note and taping it to the door of their room so they see it when they arrive home.
- Use dry erase markers to write an encouraging word on their bathroom mirror after they go to sleep.
- Chalkboards are so popular right now and they are available in all shapes and sizes. Use them to encourage others by posting Scripture on them. Check out these links for how to make your own. (Chalkboard Trays) (Chalkboard Mugs)
- If you have little ones then make sure your words are kind and patient even when correcting them.
There are so many ways to encourage your loved ones; it just takes a couple minutes of time to send some love. But what a difference it can make in someone’s day. I encourage you to be that one that makes the choice to “build one another up today”.
“But encourage one another day after day, as long as it is still called “Today,” so that none of you will be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.” Hebrews 3:13
“Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11
“Therefore comfort one another with these words.” 1 Thessalonians 4:18
Let me leave you with these words…You are a wonderful masterpiece and loved by our great and mighty God! He created you just the way you are and loves you with an unending love!
In His Love,
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