Month: November 2015

I Should Second-Guess Myself

I SHOULD SECOND-GUESS MYSELF There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death.  Proverbs 14:12             A twenty-four hour day is filled with dozens of decisions; some minor, some major.  Most decisions won't appear to present … Continue reading I Should Second-Guess Myself

How Far Will I Go To Earn Other’s Respect?

HOW FAR WILL I GO TO EARN OTHERS RESPECT? And Pharaoh called Joseph’s name Zaphenath-paneah. And he gave him in marriage Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera priest of On. So Joseph went out over the land of Egypt. Genesis 41:45          I can learn a … Continue reading How Far Will I Go To Earn Other’s Respect?

Why Anger Explodes

WHEN ANGER EXPLODES A quick tempered man acts foolishly.  Proverbs 14:17             Take a glass that is mostly full of water, add a little more, and it will spill over.  Take a man or woman who is already full of rage, add one small … Continue reading Why Anger Explodes

Am I Lazy and What Is The Cost?

AM I LAZY AND WHAT IS THE COST? The way of the sluggard is as a hedge of thorns.  Proverbs 15:19 Life happens to the lazy man as opposed to being shaped by him.  He will see challenges come but, because of his slothfulness, he … Continue reading Am I Lazy and What Is The Cost?

When a Friend of God Speaks

WHEN A FRIEND OF GOD SPEAKS Anxiety in the heart of a man weighs it down, but a good word makes it glad.  Proverbs 12:25             I’m not a stranger to pain. I've lived long enough to recognize the foreboding fronts on the horizon that often … Continue reading When a Friend of God Speaks

It’s Called Redemption

IT'S CALLED REDEMPTION The wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.  Proverbs 13:22             Look at Solomon’s words. Do you believe this outrageous claim?  Could it be true that when others deprive you of what is rightfully yours and hoard it … Continue reading It’s Called Redemption

How Others Feel In My Space

HOW OTHERS FEEL IN MY SPACE Much wealth is in the house of the righteous.  Proverbs 15:6             The wealth Solomon is referring to has nothing to do with net worth.  He speaks of an abundance that can be felt in one's spirit. How … Continue reading How Others Feel In My Space