Proverbs 27:2 says “Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.” You do good work and others will find you. They will sing your praises.
People believe there’s an attachment between a good God and a prosperous income. And they pay a lot of money to hear the prosperity gospel preached. But it’s a false gospel, and it’s a trap. God and greed are poles apart.
There’s nothing like a hot blast of reality to blow us off the end of a limb of theory. We think we have it all put together and then we discover how much we still have to learn.
Here's a comical but real reflection on the evolving nature of marriage. The challenge in our fast-paced lives is to take the time to fan the flame that once burned so brightly.
Those who hasten after wealth don’t find satisfaction. Instead they discover loneliness, emptiness, and broken relationships.
When you hear something nearly true, or partly true, it’s easy to accept it as true. That’s the thing about deception: sometimes it’s hard to spot, as small as uneasiness or something not sitting quite right.
Rage is the most dangerous form of anger—it can so overcome a person that acts of violence are committed without conscious awareness.
Though I can’t ask Dad for money or call him collect, I can pay tribute to him with a poem loosely adapted from that glorious ode to the perfect wife and mother that I first read when I was 13. This is my take on the Proverbs 31 Guy.
The worth of that sculpted plaque lay not in its outward form, but in the heart of its creator.