15:7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so the hearts of fools. When I read this verse, I’m reminded of my favorite Disney character, Thumper. Thumper is reminded by his mother about how he speaks to people and that if it isn’t nice than you shouldn’t say it at all. Essentially, if we’re… Read More The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so the hearts of fools.
Since moving to the sticks, my internet is so-so. Actually, my internet just sucks and I have Verizon and Comcast lines running in front of my house to service the developments that are less than a mile from my home. I’ve called Verizon and Comcast on a regular basis and they keep insisting that they… Read More Proverbs Ch. 3 & 4
This chapter talks about finding wisdom as if it’s a hidden treasure. We all collect treasures, whether it is a brand new gadget, piece of clothing, or something that will improve your image. Imagine if you collected wisdom just like you want to collect your treasures. Your life will be filled with knowledge, common sense,… Read More Proverbs Ch. 2
The book of Proverbs was written by King Solomon (also considered the wisest man) and consists of condensed nuggets of wisdom. These nuggets are to help instruct us in our everyday life and responses to life’s matters, whether they’re social, business, or domestic. We can acquire facts and have knowledge, but wisdom is the ability… Read More Proverbs Ch. 1
A new calendar year has begun! I’m really excited about 2012 because there are so many exciting things that will take place for me. Some of which I’m aware of and working towards, others I’m completely unaware of and am looking forward to when they do happen/take place! I’m not going to express my “resolutions”… Read More 2012!
Hey friends! I hope you’ve all made it through the holiday season in one piece! 2011 was full of events I never expected! I had some resolutions that I followed through with and some that were created along the way. There were amazing and unfortunate family moments; as well as experiencing some of the most… Read More an end to my [unexpected] hiatus & reflecting on 2011
Yesterday proved itself to be a challenging day. It started out with sleeping in and then falling asleep on the subway. A deep sleep. When I read my evening Spurgeon devotional (provided by Heartlight) it touched every area I needed: “Trust in him at all times.” — Psalms 62:8 Faith is as much the rule… Read More devotional time.
This week has been a challenging week. I’ve been mentally processing a lot of upcoming changes, very exciting changes, but a lot of them! As they come along, I’ll share them with you all. This morning I was on the subway on my way to work and listened to Shawn McDonald’s ‘Closer’ on repeat. The… Read More closer
Awhile back I had read 2 Samuel 9 before going to bed… big mistake. I read it once and thought, “wow, that was a lot to take in.” I read it again and had so many thoughts about the kindness that was expressed throughout the chapter. Then, I made sure to read it verse by… Read More promises & kindness.
Earlier this year I made a big Amazon purchase that included Pete Wilson‘s Plan B. I was several chapters into the book when I started to think of people I know who need to read this book. One of them being my brother, who is currently re-reading this book. So often we dream or write about the… Read More book review: Plan B