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Where do you get wisdom?

“Many words rush along like rivers in flood, but deep wisdom flows up from artesian springs.” Proverbs 18:4 During the weekend of hurricanes and flooding, I searched daily for updates on the news networks to learn the current conditions. Looking at the … Continue reading

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Discerning life decisions…

“Listen with respect to the father who raised you, and when your mother grows old, don’t neglect her.” Proverbs 23:22 My mother is 96-years old, and I’ve never had to take care of her. She’s amazingly healthy, happy, and spirit filled. I … Continue reading

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Money makes the world go around …

“Laughter and bread go together, and wine gives sparkle to life— but it’s money that makes the world go around. ”Ecclesiastes 10:19 I’ve never been comfortable with money. Perhaps it’s from growing up in a home with a lower social … Continue reading

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Wisdom takes work …

“I am Lady Wisdom, and I live next to Sanity; Knowledge and Discretion live just down the street… Good counsel and common sense are my characteristics; I am both Insight and the Virtue to live it out.” Proverbs 8:12,14 I … Continue reading

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Failing Lady Wisdom …

“So now you can pick out what’s true and fair, find all the good trails! Lady Wisdom will be your close friend, and Brother Knowledge your pleasant companion. Good Sense will scout ahead for danger, Insight will keep an eye … Continue reading

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Make do …

“Ears that hear and eyes that see—we get our basic equipment from God!” Proverbs 20:12 My Aunt Elaine called yesterday. During our conversation she said she had purchased new eyeglasses, after struggling for months with the pair she had recently … Continue reading

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God says, “Ask.”

God said, “What can I give you? Ask.” 1 King 3:5 God spoke to Solomon in a dream and told him to ask for anything he wanted. Solomon responded by asking for wisdom. Impressed with the young king’s maturity, he … Continue reading

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Wisdom or a Heavy Hand?

“The quiet words of the wise are more effective than the ranting of a king of fools.” Ecclesiastes 9:17 Donald Trump has entered the political limelight with vengeance. I am not fond of his hothead personality, rantings, and quick wit–when … Continue reading

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Wisdom and understanding …

“Tune your ears to the world of Wisdom; set you heart on a life of Understanding.” Proverbs 2:2 As a teenager I never saw myself as a potential college student. No one in my family went to college right out … Continue reading

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Do you really know it all?

“Arrogant know-it-alls stir up discord, but wise men and women listen to each other’s counsel.” Proverbs 13:10 Bores—that’s what they are! The arrogant know-it-alls—or more specifically, the ones who think they know it all. In one of the episodes of … Continue reading

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