Tag Archives: Proverbs

End of the Story – An Object Poem

The prompt over at dVerse Poets Pub Meeting at the Bar today was to write a poem inspired by someTHING — to write about the sensory and memory perceptions from an object old or new. A particular object immediately came … Continue reading

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The Misery of Pride

I’ve been listening to a lot of Dwight Yoakam lately because I went to see him here in Portland last week with my cousin. The concert was awesome, but I wish he would have sung a few more of his … Continue reading

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Grace Is Not New

Many characterize the Old Testament as a book of God’s wrath and the New Testament as a book of God’s grace. But as I read the whole of scripture, I find grace and wrath throughout. There is grace for the … Continue reading

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Out of the Heart

I know that we are not supposed to judge others (see Luke 6:37), and that only God is able to see into the heart of a man (see 1 Samuel 16:7). But right after command us to not judge, Jesus … Continue reading

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Between Grace and Obedience

Last week I received the following quote in my daily Quotemeal from Heartlight.org. I really liked it and immediately copied and pasted it into a draft post for later writing. As I thought about what I would write for today, … Continue reading

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Satisfied – A Poem

Mick Jagger sang “I can’t get no satisfaction.” What a sad way to live, but many people do live like that. Some people, no matter how much they have, are never satisfied and always strive for more. I much prefer Johnny … Continue reading

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The Perfect Woman without Photoshop

A friend posted this video on Facebook this morning, and it got me thinking about what we are teaching our sons and daughters about what constitutes a beautiful woman. Do we tell them the truth about what is important, or … Continue reading

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Unity on the Foundation of Christ

I feel like I am on top of the mountain with God! I just got home from a Beth Moore simulcast and it was awesome. I know I have to come down from the mountain eventually, and probably sooner than … Continue reading

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Choosing to Hear Wisdom or Folly

This week I started reading Proverbs, the words of wisdom passed down to us by King Solomon, wisdom which was granted to him by God. In the New Living Translation the heading at the beginning of Proverbs 8 is “Wisdom … Continue reading

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God Is Love

There are Bible verses that can stand alone as pearls of wisdom and strength, such as: Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:5. Do not be anxious about anything, … Continue reading

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