I.O.U.

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Have you ever heard this? ” You don’t owe him a thing.” Or, “I don’t owe you anything, you can just forget it!”

Maybe, like me, you have even said that once or twice. After reading these verses, I will think before I open my mouth to say it again.

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That woman who drove right into the last parking place even though she could see you were turning in, on the day you were really in a hurry? Do you owe her a piece of your mind, or do you owe her a smile and a hello?

That guy at work that talks bad about you to everyone,¬†asks you to help him on a task. You don’t owe him anything. Or, do you owe him some time and some grace?

Definitely a reason not to react to someone who bugs you, but to stop for a beat, and then respond with the love you owe her.

I did this page in my bible with a black micron pen.

Be kind and compassionate to one another…. (Ephesians 4:32),

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