Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 16 – Getting Along with People

Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 16 – Getting Along with People “One of the earliest experiences of life, is the realizing that there are other people. It comes to the child when it first discovers that its freedom is limited by the will of another. It cannot always have its own way. It finds its will opposed, and its pleasure interrupted. Other people have something to say...
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Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 15 – On the Control of TEMPER

Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 15 – On the Control of TEMPER I have a temper! Each of us has an area of weakness, and mine has shown itself to be an uncontrolled temper. It was quite evident when I was young, but by God’s transforming grace, it is less so today. However, it does pop up occasionally, reminding me of my need for the important spiritual grace of...
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Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 14 – Learning to Be THOUGHTFUL

Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 14 – Learning to Be THOUGHTFUL Have you ever walked into a place that just says, “Welcome,” inviting you into its very center by its warm, comforting, friendly charm? Have you ever met a person who does the same thing? How does it make you feel? Important, disarmed, captivated, safe and well? Just plain welcomed? The word welcome has...
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Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 13 – On Keeping QUIET

Chapter 13 – On Keeping QUIET “There is a time to keep silence — and a time to speak” Ecclesiastes 3:7 “Talking is good — if it is wholesome talking. Very wonderful is the gift of speech, and the power of good words to do good is simply incalculable. But not all talking is good; there are words that are firebrands or daggers! We are responsible, too, for using our tongue. An old...
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Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 12 – The Matter of Conversation

Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 12 – The Matter of Conversation “Most young people can talk. They begin it quite early. One of the first things a baby does is to learn a language, meanwhile acquiring the use of its vocal organs. From that time, until the voice is silenced in death — the talking goes on. Some people even talk in their sleep, so strong is the force of...
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Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 11 – The BIBLE in the Prayer-Closet

Serial Reading of Young People’s Problems Chapter 11 – The BIBLE in the Prayer-Closet Again we find practical advice and encouragement from Pastor Miller regarding the challenges young people face and how we ought to counsel them. He reminds us in of the necessity of prayer, saying, “In our life in this world of evil and struggle, we are like divers working on board a sunken ship...
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