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Today's reading: Proverbs 18:21

Before turning back to Genesis and the account of Abram and Sarai, we're going to stay in Proverbs one more week focusing on verses that have to do with the most powerful weapon we possess--our tongues. The verse I've selected for today, Proverbs 18:21, is my favorite. I LOVE this verse and turn to it often for the reminder it provides to be intentional about the words I choose and the tone I use to deliver them.

"Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits."

There's nothing more enjoyable than receiving words of life from another person--words that compliment, words that convey love, supportive words, words that express kindness, care and empathy. It's amazing how receiving a few encouraging words has the power to change a person's perspective and impact their day. And the benefit is twofold because offering encouraging words to someone, impacts the giver positively too.

Who can and will you encourage with your words today--at home, school, work, on Facebook, as you're out running errands? Will you join with me to offer words of life to those around you this week? Tami

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Hi, my name is Tami Weissert, the P4 facilitator and the "voice" behind the blogs. I'm passionate about helping people grow spiritually and actively encourage Bible engagement through conference speaking and writing. I also served as co-host of the Back to the Bible radio program for over 8 years. A little about me. I'm married to Jeff, and we love scuba diving, playing with our 3 dachshunds and going to Husker football games. I also love growing orchids, singing and Diet Pepsi. I hope you'll join in the conversation as we read the Bible and grow together.

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I'm passionate about engaging God's Word! And my blog is about just that--giving you opportunities to receive, reflect on and respond to Scripture. Each day you'll find a short passage as well as thoughts, challenges and application questions for you to think about and respond to. I look forward to interacting with you and learning together, so post comments as often as you'd like. You can even sign up to get the blogs delivered to your inbox each day!

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