Tiny Words. Big Life.

A Daily Blog to Fill the Cup of Your Spirit... One Word at a Time.

What's the "Tiny Words. Big Life." Blog all about?

First of all, it's built around the book by the same name. You can read more about the book on my Non-Fiction page.

Each day, I take the book's daily inspirational quote and write a short commentary about it's meaning.

Since all Tiny Words. Big Life. quotes deal with weighty issues that each of us face on daily basis such as faith, respect, wisdom, forgiveness, obedience, and love, you can be assured that they'll apply to you or someone you know.

In addition to the quote, each day is accompanied by a Bible verse(s) that provides a spiritual compass to emphasize the main point of the quote from the perspective of God's written word.

I invite you to check out the Blog. I'd be thrilled if you'd subscribe and receive updates from me that include the posts themselves as well as other things that I trust you'll enjoy and benefit from.

I hope you're blessed by reading it. I also pray for both you and I that we earnestly seek the perfect will of God to glorify His name throughout the earth. Amen.

Today

To reap what you sow, you must first sow.

By Turner Payne |

1 Corinthians 15:35-38 Typically, when we think of sowing and reaping, we think of hard work and reward – something like planting a garden and then watching it grow from tiny seeds into something marvelous (and tasty). But like those that sow and reap, the terms can mean many different things. Let’s back away from…

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You’ll never remain happy over something you bought and you’ll never remain sad over something you sold.

By Turner Payne

We spend a lifetime gathering stuff. Every day, the quest of getting more things continues. I don’t mean to suggest that wanting and having things is necessarily bad. We are certainly blessed to live in a country where this is possible. But with the blessing comes a curse. Or, at least the potential of a…

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Relationships are built like a sculptor carves a statue… if you keep chiseling in search of perfection, a leg will fall off.

By Turner Payne

If you picture this in your mind, it’s sort of humorous. Wouldn’t it be funny to actually watch a sculptor repeatedly tap and tap, seeking perfection, and then a leg falls off? Well, perhaps it wouldn’t be that funny, given the time and effort the sculptor has invested to make something he/she can be proud…

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“Striking while the iron is hot” can only be achieved if you built a fire when the iron was cold.

By Turner Payne

Wouldn’t it be nice if everything was easy? I think I could get used to that but I don’t think I would end up enjoying it very much. We all know the drill… Nothing that’s worth anything comes easy. Well, most of the time. And if it does, it turns out to be less amazing…

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Noble inspiration is wasted when noble things go undone.

By Turner Payne

Proverbs 12:24 You might be thinking… here he goes again. Another post about the importance of doing rather than just thinking about doing. Strike a nerve, did I? Well, I certainly did with myself. You see, I grew up watching my Dad, who never, or rarely, did nothing. It’s been engrained in my head, through…

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Faith in God grows proportionately with praise and worship of God.

By Turner Payne

Psalm 68:34-35 What do shopping coupons have in common with vacation time you earn at work? Of course, we all wish that we could get coupons for vacation time but I’m not aware of any employer that does that… In addition, that’s not the answer I’m looking for. Here’s a hint: It has to do…

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Good thoughts and bad thoughts attract things that agree with them.

By Turner Payne

Job 14:7-9 Some things were made to go together. Like Peanut Butter and Jelly… Or maybe peanut butter and chocolate… Or maybe chocolate and… anything! In nature, aka the human condition, we find similar things that are always side-by-side. In fact, they’re so consistently together, you can call them a universal truth. But, before we…

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