Christian Articles for All of your Publishing Needs!
Translate this Page Here

Free Daily Devotional
and Verse for Your
Website or Blog


Member Login
Submit Articles
Manage Articles
Writer Benefits
Author Terms
Writer Help
More Writer Help

Recent Articles
Browse Articles
Search Articles
Search Writers

Ezines / Email Alerts
Manage Subscriptions
Terms of Service

Word Count: 182 Use Article For Free Send Article To Friend Print Article

A Spoonful Of Sugar
by PamFord Davis  
2/26/2010 / Devotionals

Do you ever try to mask the bitter taste of medicine with a fruit juice? The pleasant taste of something sweet makes it easier to swallow. Mary Poppins spoke realistically when she said: A spoonfull of sugar makes the medicine go down. It is also true when we have bad news to share. How often have you said: First let me give you the good news When working with young children who experienced behavior problems, I was encouraged to first share something positive about the child. Sadly, I did not always remember to break the ice with kindness.

When we wisely use the soft approach and sugar coat our words with kindness they will build strong relationships. "A kind answer soothes angry feelings, but harsh words stir them up. Words of wisdom come from the wise, but fools speak foolishness (Proverbs 15:1-2 CEV)." My desire is to follow in the steps of godly women. "Her words are sensible, and her advice is thoughtful (Proverbs 31:26 CEV)." Spooned sugar may not always be accessible. Maybe we should carry sugar cubes wherever we go.

Freelance writer of both fiction and non-fiction. Devotional writing is her first love. Published articles in Mature Living Magazine, Devotions for the Deaf, The Secret Place, Light from the Word, Coosa Journal and more. Devotions included in Tyndale Publisher's 'The One Year Devotional of Joy and Laughter' by Mary Hollingsworth.

Article Source: WRITERS
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! Click here and TRUST JESUS NOW

Read more articles by PamFord Davis  

Like reading Christian Articles? Check out some more options. Read articles in Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or our highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program. Or enter a keyword for a topic in the search box to search our articles.

User Comments

    Enter comments below. Due to spam, all hyperlinks posted in the comments are now immediately disabled by our system.

    Please type the following word below:

    Not readable? Change text.

The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of

Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed
Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer

Main FaithWriters Site | Acceptable Use Policy

By using this site you agree to our Acceptable Use Policy .

© All rights reserved. Free Reprint Articles - Your place for Christian articles, Christian poems, Christian stories and much more.