Proverbs 11

I’ve been on a very special weekend with my daughters and all the grands. It was special because it’s the first time to have a getaway, just us girls, and the first time for my older daughter to bring her foster-children, not to mention having four grands at the beach; a priceless experience. But what … Continue reading Proverbs 11

Proverbs 10

Do you wonder if your neighbors are reading the Book of Proverbs? Do your neighbors want to ask YOU to read the Book of Proverbs on a regular basis? Proverbs is God’s practical wisdom for righteous living: Wise Behavior = Skillful Living We encountered the foundational truth of wisdom in the first chapter of the … Continue reading Proverbs 10

Proverbs 9

Have you built a house or watched one being built? There’s so much work that goes into the whole project. While examining Proverbs 9, I was impressed with the first line of the first verse, “Wisdom has built her house” (Proverbs 9:1a, NLT). The Bible Knowledge Commentary observes, “in Proverbs wisdom is frequently personified as … Continue reading Proverbs 9

Proverbs 8

When do you squeal in excitement? Better yet, what can make you look absolutely nonsensical to a watching world, but you don’t care because of the amount of joy it provides? Since he was 3 months old, watching our grandson while his parents were at work has been our privilege. During his first two years … Continue reading Proverbs 8

Proverbs 6

Attending the National Radio Broadcasters Convention in Nashville in 2003 was an unbelievable honor. We will always be grateful to the church member that gave us free tickets to attend. Meeting Christian writers, pastors, speakers, and musicians was a huge privilege. But more than the endearing reception that a certain pastor/teacher/author demonstrated as he signed … Continue reading Proverbs 6

Proverbs 5

A little boy looks up at you, With eyes opened wide. He puts his trusting hand in yours, And something stirs insideHe leads you to the window, Where you stand and stare …A robin hops out on the lawn, But you didn’t see it there.Your mind is deep in thought; The years are racing past. … Continue reading Proverbs 5

Proverbs 4

For good or bad, I grew up watching television. Most of the programs I enjoyed had good character lessons, filled with meaningful principles. “Little House on the Prairie” was probably my favorite and most watched show. One series I watched as a child and continued to watch with the hubby is The Andy Griffith Show. … Continue reading Proverbs 4

Proverbs 3

I wasn’t quite sure what to expect but in June of 2009, like many other women, I underwent a hysterectomy. My very first surgery ever. After surgery as I rested in my room, I was informed everything had gone well except for some difficulty in the intubation process. But after two nights in the hospital, … Continue reading Proverbs 3

Proverbs 2

As I turned to pray on this National Day of Prayer, I was overcome by all the needs near and far! From local to out of state, to the many national needs, the amount of prayer concerns was overwhelming! And my first reaction normally would have been to be depressed. But thankfully, I turned to … Continue reading Proverbs 2