September 15, 2010

Building a Quiet and Gentle Spirit

"Unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, 
is of great worth in God's sight."
I Peter 3:4b
What does this verse mean to you?  Does it mean as women we are to be quiet and meek?  I think God finds beauty in a spirit that is under control at all times.  A quiet spirit is one that is true grace under pressure.  When the world throws all it can throw at us, would others see beauty in our response to the stress and unanswered questions?

I want to build a faith that is gentle and quiet, that no matter what circumstances I am facing, others will see a spirit under control and depending on God for every need and every answer.


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6 comments:

  1. What great words! Thanks for the reminder.

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  2. Hey!

    Thanks for linking up with iFellowship today! Its always great to see you around!

    Meghan

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  3. I've got a lot of work to do then! lol
    What a beautiful verse and something I really do need to work at. Thank God He is patient! =)
    Have a blessed day!

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  4. Great verse, Cherie. I do want that quiet, gentle spirit.

    Blessings,
    Joan

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  5. What a great verse and a wonderful reminder. I crave that quiet, gentle spirit but I am far from it.

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