Tag: inspiration

Storing Up Wisdom

This is our seventh day of thirty-one days of Proverbs and we are just getting started! (You still have time to go back and catch up reading the first six chapters, or just join in today by reading Chapter 7) Chapter 7 is a little more difficult–not because it’s hard to understand, but because it…

Wisdom’s Author

Seeking wisdom can be a dangerous pursuit. Maybe not physically, but spiritually we must be willing to accept the truth even when it’s painful, along with the joy that comes when we find that it answers some of life’s most important questions. Let me explain. Pastor-husband shared his perspective in this way: “Looking at past…

The Heart of Wisdom

“… let your heart keep my commands…” Proverbs 3:1 “Never let loyalty and faithfulness leave you.  Tie them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart.”  Proverbs 3:3 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart…”  Proverbs 3:5 “My son, pay attention to my words; listen closely to my sayings.  Don’t lose…

Celebrating the Years

I’ve never been good at celebrating myself. I’m not sure why, really, but birthdays have always been… Awkward. Why is that? Even when it wasn’t about my age, I never liked the attention that a birthday brings. While I should be thankful for another year–another day to be alive, I focus instead on the awkwardness…

Removing the Veil

The door opens slowly as the anxious groom sees his bride-to-be adorned in her white wedding gown for the first time. A classic moment. Everyone stands, and most eyes are on the bride entering the room, but mine are on the groom. Anxious to see his first reaction, I am unaware of the eyes assessing…