Tag Archives: Proverbs 15

Trade Junk for Joy …

“A miserable heart means a miserable life; a cheerful heart fills the day with song.” Proverbs 15:15 My son is a general contractor and is currently “flipping” houses. Recently, he purchased a home formerly owned by single man who died suddenly of a heart … Continue reading

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A gentle reply …

  “A gentle response defuses anger,     but a sharp tongue kindles a temper-fire.” Proverbs 15:1 Children act out and even scream at his or her mom–not so much at their dad who might rule with a heavier hand–and then wait … Continue reading

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Greed…

“A greedy and grasping person destroys community; those who refuse to exploit live and let live.” Proverbs 15:27 There’s a fable circulating on the Internet about how to catch a monkey. A gourd is hollowed out and an opening is … Continue reading

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How do children learn?

“Intelligent children make their parents proud; lazy students embarrass their parents.” Proverbs 15:20 Sitting near me at lunch, a little girl announced to her grandmother, “I’m four-years old, and I know everything. I’m the world’s smartest girl.” I chuckled and … Continue reading

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Don’t interrupt me …

“A gentle response defuses anger, but a sharp tongue kindles a temper-fire.” Proverbs 15:1 It seems our society has forgotten how to “agree to disagree.” It is as if everyone is looking to defend their beliefs and positions, and heaven … Continue reading

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