So I got the guy BUT (there is that dreaded word; if you missed it, see The “Scarlett” Letter, part 1) we had no idea what we were up against! The truth is “Happily-ever-after” only comes from self-sacrificing, selfless love, the type Christ had when He laid down His life for the sins of the … Continue reading The “Scarlett” Letter, Part 2
On October 28, 1980, I received the letter. It was folded several times and pinned to the bulletin board hanging outside my dorm room. I quickly noticed it had been written at 3 in the morning because not only was the date scribbled down but also the time of writing. The writer actually jotted out … Continue reading The “Scarlett” Letter, Part 1
Working through Proverbs has produced a growing passion to live rightly in the teaching and execution of God’s Word. I see anew where I didn’t have victory in the past and what I long to achieve in the future. But there is also an agonizing aspect to the years that are lost and what wasn’t … Continue reading Proverbs 21: Never Underestimate the Power . . .
Have you shared an elevator with the undisciplined child? Or flown on a plane with said child? In my last post, I highlighted Proverbs 19:18 from the New Living Translation: “Discipline your children while there is hope. Otherwise you will ruin their lives.” Chapter 20 continues by shedding light on how one can ruin your … Continue reading Proverbs 20: Don’t Ruin their Lives
During the month of May while blogging through the book of Proverbs I found it necessary to take a break. I was given the opportunity to keep two of our foster grandchildren for several days. After the experience of hosting these little ones, I’ve developed a deeper passion and attentiveness to the astute instructions that … Continue reading Proverbs 19: And The Sonogram belongs to . . .