Kept


“Do not forsake wisdom and she will keep you; love her, and she will guard you.” Proverbs 4:6


Got Followers?

“In a multitude of people is the glory of a king, but without people a prince is ruined.” Proverbs 14:28 On Sunday, I went to a retirement celebration for one of the greatest men I am privileged to know. He’s not a man of great physical stature or intimidating...

Counterfeit Freedom

“The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the treacherous are taken captive by their lust.” Proverbs 11:6   My first grown-up job was as a teller at a credit union.  I learned lots of cool stuff about safes and counterfeits, and only once accidently...

Shine

  “Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.  Give her of the fruit of her hands, and let her works praise her in the gates. Proverbs 31:30-31   It was a grueling contest. Athletes vs. Parents.  Firm-bodied,...

Here’s Hoping

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.” Prov. 13:12 It’s embarrassing, really. But I’ll tell you.  Two years ago I went to the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writer’s Conference in Asheville, North Carolina with ridiculous...

Thank You…But No.

“But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled, but in your hearts honour Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in...

May I Have Your Attention? Please?

“She looks well to the ways of her household     and does not eat the bread of idleness.” Prov. 31:27 I’ve never been a huge Sci-Fi fan, but few would be unfamiliar with the phrase, “Beam me up, Scotty” from the TV show, Star Trek.  Though our generation can’t...

Not Hardly

  Because I've got a lot of teaching to do this weekend and I want to avoid disqualifying myself as a Bible teacher by how I treat my family this week, I wasn't going to also attempt a wise & witty blog post.  So here is a re-post of an early favourite for...

In a Word…

“…and on her tongue is the law of kindness.” Proverbs 31:26 (NKJV) If “Mother of the Year” awards were given out, I would not be in the list of nominees.  Since it’s my Avery’s birthday, I’ll give a few examples about her: There was that confusing morning when my...