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Proverbs Weight Loss Journey

One Day at a TIme

How long would the Israelite people have to wander in the dessert if they had just looked immediately before them on the path?  So much of their time was spent looking at the obstacles that lay far ahead and at the things that lay behind. Proverbs 4:25 Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before […]

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Proverbs Psalms

The Director’s Chair

The success of any play depends upon the talent and vision of the director.    The director perfects each step, each line, each scene until it plays perfectly.  In my experience, I’ve seen directors pull talent from individuals that I just couldn’t see.  If they trust the director and give into their direction, then something […]

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Old Testament Proverbs

Friends

Part of the blessings and curses of moving from town to town is the accumulation and subsequent mourning of dear friends.  I thought that I had found a way to “beat the system.”  God always has a sense of humor. Proverbs 18:24 One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who […]

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New Testament Old Testament Proverbs Revelation

Open and Closed Doors

Proverbs 3: 5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Revelation 3:7 “To the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: These are the words of him who is holy and true,who holds the key of David. What he […]

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Old Testament Proverbs

Olympic Christian Friendships

Proverbs 27:17 As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. Eyes from all over the world watched the swimming competition at the Olympics.  Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte appear to be friends out of the pool and the fiercest of competitors in the swimming pool.  Phelps came in fourth place, and Ryan took the gold. […]

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Proverbs Uncategorized

How do you trust?

Proverbs 3: 5-6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.[a] We have some friends who love to hike. I hurt my knee during the last hike, and I apologized for slowing them […]