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November 18th, 2009 Focus Passage: Proverbs 14:15-18 15 Only simpletons believe everything they’re told! The prudent carefully consider their steps. 16 The wise are cautious and avoid danger; fools plunge ahead with reckless confidence. 17 Short-tempered people do foolish things, and schemers are hated. 18 Simpletons are clothed with foolishness, but the prudent are crowned [...]

October 5th, 2009 Sleep is the key to parental sanity, or at least that has been the case for us.  By about five weeks into this crazy process, Sadie Bell began sleeping through the night  . . . which meant that Mommy and Daddy did to.  I don’t know about you, but being tired transforms [...]

June 30th, 2009 It has been many moons since I have sojourned with you all here in the world of The Daily Thread.  That’s summer, I suppose.  Heading to camp with the a huge number of the greatest students in the world.  A week with my whole family at the beach.  A varied multiplicity of [...]

May 24th, 2009 Focus Passage: Proverbs 14: 12 (NLT) 12 There is a path before each person that seems right,       but it ends in death.    Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead Paths are a bit of a theme for me recently; in fact, it’s pretty strange how often this topic is raising its head [...]

April 27th, 2009 Focus Passage: Proverbs 14: 1 (NLT)  1 A wise woman builds her home,       but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead There is great significance in Solomon’s constant mentioning of the influential role of women.  Why?  Because women in his culture and [...]

April 2nd, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 13: 12 (NLT)  12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick,       but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead I suppose that the greatest example of hope deferred that I’ve ever faced was engagement.  I know, I know . . . guys [...]

March 31st, 2009 It’s hard to believe, but today is my two-hundredth post of The Daily Thread blog.  Every time we reach a milestone along this journey, I like to pause and reinforce my purpose in writing and also reflect upon where we’ve been. It began in June of 2008.  My purpose has been to [...]

March 30th, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 13: 10 (NLT)  10 Pride leads to conflict;       those who take advice are wise.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead My wife loves it when I share stories from our personal life . . . especially when it involves conflict.  You’re gonna love this one, baby!  When I [...]

March 24th, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 13: 7  (NLT)  7 Some who are poor pretend to be rich;       others who are rich pretend to be poor.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead Passages like these seem to be the inspiration behind a plethora of popular movies in the modern era.  The concept that someone [...]

February 9th, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 12: 4 (NLT) 4 A worthy wife is a crown for her husband,       but a disgraceful woman is like cancer in his bones.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead I hate to harp, but it’s somewhat necessary when we encounter passages such as this one because of their [...]