Missouri's 7th District, U.S. House of Representatives




God is making me


Treating others with elegant and kind politeness of manners, as if they were high-ranking diplomats from a foreign but Christian culture.

Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.
Leviticus 19:32

I respect people.

I rise when an elder enters the room.

I honor people to let them know that they have value.

I am observant, and assist others when I see that my help would bring them a taste of salvation.

I care about people, because they are "fearfully and wonderfully made.".

I know that being polite helps restore the image of God in myself and in others.

I smile at others to give them a symbol of salvation.

I am becoming more and more respectful of people, because they are created in the Image of God..

My parents wanted me to be a gentleman, and my gracious life is an  honor to their desires.

My friends know me to be kind.

My family sees me becoming more and more attentive.

My cordial habits are an asset to my community.

Those I work with are delighted that I am becoming more and more caring.

I am not afraid to show deference in a culture that is self-centered and obnoxious.

My desire to be courteous pleases God.

I am committed to becoming more and more helpful.

People around me can depend on me to be available.

The Spirit empowers me to be cooperative.

I often think about how I can be more accommodating.

I appreciate courtesy in others, and thank them for it..

My spirit reverberates with humane elegance.

My conscience knows the value of kindness.

Being caring is a real passion with me.

These words resonate in my being; I study God's Law to learn more about them:

  • accommodating
  • affable
  • attentive
  • available
  • caring
  • cooperative
  • cordial
  • deferential
  • elegant
  • genial
  • gentlemanly
  • gracious
  • helpful
  • kind
  • ladylike
  • polite
  • respectful
  • tactful

"Courtesy is contagious"

"You make yourself feel important when you make others feel important"

Simple truths illustrated in a 1972 McDonald's training video:

Part Two:

Moreover whom He predestined, these He also called; whom He called, these He also justified; and whom He justified, these He also glorified.
-- Romans 8:30

My delight is in the Law of the LORD; and in His Law I meditate day and night.
-- Psalm 1:2

This isn't that New Age "Positive Thinking" stuff, is it??

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