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Waterproof - Principle 9

Do not deceive yourselves;  no one makes a fool of God.  You will reap exactly what you plant.   If you plant in the field of your natural desires,  from it you will gather the harvest of death;  if you plant in the field of the Spirit,  from the Spirit you will gather  the harvest of eternal life.  So let us not become  tired of doing good;  for if we do not give up,  the time will come when  we will reap the harvest.  Galatians 6:7-9

The Word of God states it so Perfectly,  there is not much I can say...
All I would like to add is when you do indeed grow tired, Do not neglect to worship God, confess, talk to Him, Listen to Him, Read the Word and Stand firm on the promise that you will indeed see the fruit of your life decisions surrendered to God.
Much Love Iskra

Waterproof - Principle 8

"You have heard that it was said,  'Love your friends, hate your enemies.'   But now I tell you: love your enemies  and pray for those who persecute you,  so that you may become the  children of your Father in heaven.  For he makes his sun to shine on bad and good people alike,  and gives rain to those who  do good and to those who do evil.  Why should God reward you  if you love only the people who love you?  Even the tax collectors do that!  And if you speak only to your friends,  have you done anything out of the ordinary?  Even the pagans do that!  You must be perfect--- just as your Father in heaven is perfect.  Matthew 5:43-48
Hi and welcome to the 8th Principle shared as a celebration to my 30 Years of life.
It sure is easy to love some people... You share the same interests, same belief systems ... But what about those people who kinive, plot, gossip and laugh behind your back? Who can't wait to step on you or watch you take a fall?
I know a few people like that.…

Waterproof - Principle 7

This Life Principle was embedded into me by a close friend. Always so careful, always watchful and on guard... "Guard your heart with all diligence;  for out of it are the issues of life." Prov 4:23   

Mat 7:6  "Do not give what is holy to dogs---they will only turn and attack you.  Do not throw your pearls in front of pigs---they will only trample them underfoot. 

You cannot share what is sacred with  a people who have no understanding of it. You might as well allow your 5 year old to drive your car... It's a sure crash, the only question is when.
Want to test a new relationship? Share a small, not so important, secret and see how far you can trust the one you have entrusted it with.
Whoever is faithful in small matters  will be faithful in large ones;  whoever is dishonest in small matters  will be dishonest in large ones.  Luk 16:10   

This is a very special lesson that I received and I Praise God for this Truth.
Have you a story to share? Testimony? Comment? Fe…

Waterproof - Principle 6

Have you given your heart and life to God? If you have, you will soon realize that the saying: "It's not about you..." will most certainly confront you, follow you, and at times gently remind  you when facing everyday situations.
In a broken world, the glory of God is made perfect.
Why did God give me this Spouse? Why am I in this Family? ...In this Work environment? In this Country with this Government?...
The Spirit of God is in YOU
The Sovereign LORD has filled me with his Spirit.  He has chosen me  and sent me  To bring good news to the poor,  To heal the broken-hearted,  To announce release to captives  And freedom to those in prison.  He has sent me to proclaim  That the time has come  When the LORD will save his people  And defeat their enemies.  He has sent me to comfort all who mourn,  To give to those who mourn in Zion  Joy and gladness instead of grief,  A song of praise instead of sorrow.  They will be like trees  That t…

Waterproof - Principle 5

Hello, Hello Everyone!
THE 5th Life Principle..."If you don't have anything good to say, about somebody, rather keep quiet...."
"a Wholesome Tongue  is a tree of life,  But Perverseness  Breaks the Spirit." Prov.15:4
"Pleasant Words are  like a Honeycomb,  Sweetness to the Soul  and Health to the Bones."  Prov.16:24
This is a short and sweet life principal.  Life and Death are in the power of the tongue Words of Faith have Power. The part that excites me most is: " is Health to the Bones..." You can bring joy and health to someone by speaking positive words over them, in their company or in your prayer time.
Do this especially to the people  God has allowed into your life, who are not so  easy to love! 
There are certain times, when you need to be quiet... "In the multitude of words, sin is not lacking, But he who RESTRAINS his lips, is wise." Prov. 10:19
Speak life, love and edification over somebody today!
Heavenly Father, …

Waterproof - Principle 4

The Bible says, if a BELIEVER has offended you, go to him, sort the matter out between the two of you, if he listens, you've made a friend! Being of sensitive nature, those especially close to me, have offended` me very easily and some unknowingly! The wrong way to handle it, I've keeping quiet and treating the person like an outcast...With some things it is necessary to build a bridge and ... get over it in other matters, especially if it is eating at you every time you see them, it is necessary to approach the person,  sort it out and then let it go for good.
"He who covers a transgression SEEKS LOVE,  But he who repeats a matter separates friends" (God is Love) Proverbs 17:9
Easier said than done! Pride in pocket it can be a release to great healing for you and for the other person. I was in a situation where I, disobedient and keeping quiet, rather cut myself off from a friend completely. When I eventually, persuaded by the Holy Spirit, approached her …

Waterproof - Principle 3

 God First, REST and relax IN HIM
Instead, be concerned above everything else with the  Kingdom of God  and with what he requires of you,  and he will provide you with all these other things.  Do not worry about tomorrow;  it will have enough worries of its own.  There is no need to add to the troubles each day brings. 
 "Do not store up riches for yourselves here on earth,  where moths and rust destroy, and robbers break in and steal.  Instead, store up riches for yourselves in heaven,  where moths and rust cannot destroy, and robbers cannot break in and steal.  For your heart will always be where your riches are.  Matthew 6
After the loss of our twins I prayed to God through many tears  and he showed me that they were with Him in heaven... What a comfort to any Mother's loss.
and then He said:
SING BARREN woman, you who never bore a child; burst into song, shout for joy, you who were never in labor ...(Isaiah 54)
Instead of your shame, you will receive a DOUBLE PORTION, and …

Waterproof - Principle 2

Celebrating my 30th year of life and in thanksgiving, enter theWaterproof Life-Principal nr 2! Based on Proverbs 27:6, this principal has been a guide to me not only when considering friends, but also when considering Jesus as a friend. " a friend loves AT ALL TIMES ..." (Proverbs 17:17)

Wouldn't you rather hear the truth and grow in that than a temporary "wishy-washy" kiss on your Ego?

With regards to our children, my husband and I have had  traumatic events in a small space of time ... during these times it became clear as day who the REAL friends were.

When Job lost everything... in his pain and grief he said:
"My relatives have gone away; my friends have forgotten me." and also "All my intimate friends detest me; those I love have turned against me"  (Job 9:14&19)

Job was a wealthy man.
"Wealth attracts many friends, but even the closest friends of the poor, desert them." (Proverbs 19:4)
Some friends are only your friend b…