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December 22nd, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 10: 26 (NLT) 26 Lazy people irritate their employers,       like vinegar to the teeth or smoke in the eyes.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead I often speak of my upbringing because it has so vastly affected who I am today as an adult.  I was blessed beyond [...]

December 9th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 10: 13-14 (NLT) 13 Wise words come from the lips of people with understanding,       but those lacking sense will be beaten with a rod.  14 Wise people treasure knowledge,       but the babbling of a fool invites disaster.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead In May of 1994, then eighteen [...]

December 8th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 10: 12 (NLT) 12 Hatred stirs up quarrels,       but love makes up for all offenses.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead Love stories . . . we’ve all heard them.  Boy meets girl.  Girl likes boy.  Boy meets girl’s daddy.  Girl’s daddy intimidates boy to the point that [...]

October 7th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 5: 7-14 (NLT)  7 So now, my sons, listen to me.       Never stray from what I am about to say:  8 Stay away from her!       Don’t go near the door of her house!  9 If you do, you will lose your honor       and will lose to merciless people all you have achieved. [...]

October 6th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 5: 3-6 (NLT)  3 For the lips of an immoral woman are as sweet as honey,       and her mouth is smoother than oil.  4 But in the end she is as bitter as poison,       as dangerous as a double-edged sword.  5 Her feet go down to death;       her steps lead straight to [...]