gory details, but let’s just say I kept a roll of paper towels and the spray
bottle of carpet cleaner strapped to my waist. I quickly learned two things: the
more quickly a mess is cleaned up, the less likely it is to stain; and to
prevent staining, the liquid (insert holding nose here) must be cleaned up
After much prayer, some very expensive blood tests, and a vial of very large pills,
Annie is feeling much better and I have put the carpet cleaner back on the
Do you ever make messes? Not on the carpet, but in your life? I do. And I have
learned that the same principle applies: clean it up as quickly as you can, and
clean it up thoroughly.
Words like “I’m sorry,” “Please forgive me,” and “I was wrong” are excellent mess
Do you have a mess that you need to clean up today?
4:32 And be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as
God in Christ also has forgiven you.