Posts Tagged ‘Laziness’

October 14th, 2009 My wife has a few obsessions in life. A house that is spotless before we leave for a trip so that upon our return, there will be no work to do (yeah right.) Food is either piping hot or “ice cold” . . . there is no in-between . . . there [...]

April 1st, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 13: 11 (NLT) 11 Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears;       wealth from hard work grows over time.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead I can’t check my email without receiving hundreds . . . that’s right . . . hundreds of bogus spam messages every week promising that [...]

March 12th, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 12: 27 (NLT) 27 Lazy people don’t even cook the game they catch,       but the diligent make use of everything they find.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead We often equate laziness with the simple act of refusing to work, but in actuality, it’s much more complicated than [...]

January 9th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 11: 5-6 (NLT) 5 The godly are directed by honesty;       the wicked fall beneath their load of sin.  6 The godliness of good people rescues them;       the ambition of treacherous people traps them.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead Ambition is a curious thing.  Depending on the context, it [...]

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 10th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 10: 15-16 (NLT)  15 The wealth of the rich is their fortress;       the poverty of the poor is their destruction.  16 The earnings of the godly enhance their lives,       but evil people squander their money on sin.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead Wealth.  What a word.  The goal [...]

November 25th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 10: 4-5 (NLT) 4 Lazy people are soon poor;       hard workers get rich. 5 A wise youth harvests in the summer,       but one who sleeps during harvest is a disgrace.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead Getting rich is the obsession of our nation.  Getting rich quick is even [...]

October 14th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 6: 6-11 (NLT)  6 Take a lesson from the ants, you lazybones.       Learn from their ways and become wise!  7 Though they have no prince       or governor or ruler to make them work,  8 they labor hard all summer,       gathering food for the winter.  9 But you, lazybones, how long will you sleep? [...]