Dog ears Jul26

Dog ears

17 He who, passing by, stops to meddle with strife that is none of his business is like one who takes a dog by the ears. (Book of Proverbs, Chapter 26, Verse 17, Amplified Version) When I was growing up, we had rabbit ears on top of our TV. Those days are long gone by. Today we don’t...

Cities overthrown Jul11

Cities overthrown

11 By the blessing of the influence of the upright and God’s favor [because of them] the city is exalted, but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked. (Book of Proverbs, Chapter 11, Amplified Version) This passage made me think of Cairo this morning. The city surely was exalted for a...

No win Jun26

No win

4 Answer not a [self-confident] fool according to his folly, lest you also be like him. 5 Answer a [self-confident] fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes andconceit. 6 He who sends a message by the hand of a [a]fool cuts off the feet [of satisfactory delivery] and...

Lender’s servant Jun22

Lender’s serva...

The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. (Book of Proverbs, Chapter 22, Verse 7, Amplified Version) Oh, Lord, I am weary, weary, weary of being servant to the lender. I have been foolish in the stewardship of my resources and credit. Grant me wisdom and...

1, 2, 3 Wisdom! Jun19

1, 2, 3 Wisdom!

Hear counsel, receive instruction, and accept correction, that you may be wise in the time to come. (Book of Proverbs, Chapter 19, Verse 20, Amplified Version) Recently I listened to the mp3 book, The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs by Carmine Gallo from audible.com. According to the book,...

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