Posts Tagged ‘trouble’

July 6th, 2009 Someone this past weekend commented to me in good fun that they are enjoying my musings over fatherhood and Sadie, but that they are also looking forward to our return to Proverbs.  All in good time, my friends!  I guarantee that we shall continue that sojourn soon; but again, I can’t help [...]

May 5th, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 14: 4 (NLT)  4 Without oxen a stable stays clean,       but you need a strong ox for a large harvest.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead  Recently, my wife and I saw the Oscar-winning film, Slumdog Millionaire.  I have to say, it didn’t disappoint.  Set in the rancid [...]

April 3rd, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 13: 13-14 (NLT)  13 People who despise advice are asking for trouble;       those who respect a command will succeed.  14 The instruction of the wise is like a life-giving fountain;       those who accept it avoid the snares of death.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead Have you ever noticed [...]

February 2nd, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 11: 29 (NLT)  29 Those who bring trouble on their families inherit the wind.       The fool will be a servant to the wise.     Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead Colloquialisms are often stated with little thought of their implications in reality. One in the hand is worth [...]