What’s in a name?


I have been thinking about this a lot lately.  What does my name actually mean, when did my name come into being?  Well I thought about it and looked it up on the “net”.  Yvette came into being in 1880 and the meaning of my name is “restful place, yew tree, forgiveness, home, stone, willow, wise child, the one with the beautiful body, profile.”  

Proverbs 11: 22 “like a gold ring in a pig’s snout is a beautiful woman without discretion”.  Let me see, my name is important as it defines who I am.  Your looks don’t always make up for who you really are.  I have been watching some of these beautiful young girls and I must be honest I am surprised at the way they react.  I see that they have no discretion; they are so foolish and act like empty vessels with nothing inside of them that defines them from the rest of the world’s woman.

We need to draw near to the Lord so that we may learn discretion, so that we may learn to have sober habits and that we may be able to stand out and be holy.  Set apart and different from the normal run of the mill. 
Lord I want to be gracious, I need to grow spiritually and I want to have a discerning spirit and know that I am Your child. 

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