Tag Archives: Proverbs

In All Your Ways …

Over the years, the Proverbs 3:5,6 passage has taken on a powerful meaning for me. I’d be a hypocrite, if I told you that I follow these verses religiously. My humanness often defaults to what “works” and the old college … Continue reading

Posted in Spiritual Growth Tips, Spiritual Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Prudent See Danger

You don’t have to be a Jack Hanna or Marty Stouffer, to know the whitetail deer is hard to sneak up on. God has equipped the whitetail with an amazing sense of smell, hearing, and sight. And likewise, God has … Continue reading

Posted in Creation Moment, Spiritual Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thank You, Dad!

Last year I wrote a poem The Glory of Sons which is based on the Proverbs 17:6 passage. I did this to honor my dad. Now that I have my own children, I better understand the role my dad played … Continue reading

Posted in Spiritual Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Go To The Honeybee

The Book of Proverbs has wisely advised people to go to the ant.  For a good portion of my life, I’ve gone to the honeybee.  You see, my dad is a beekeeper.  (Wait for it–he is about to share some … Continue reading

Posted in Creation Moment, Outdoor Knowledge, Outdoor Skills | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Go a Little Farther Down the Trail

Does not wisdom call out? Does not understanding raise her voice? At the highest point along the way, where the paths meet, she takes her stand; beside the gate leading into the city, at the entrance, she cries aloud: “To you, O people, I call out; I … Continue reading

Posted in Spiritual Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

31 Days in Proverbs – Part 3

He who shuts his ear to the cry of the poor will also cry himself and not be answered.     Proverbs 21:13 As I’ve read through the Bible over the years, I’ve noticed this reoccurring pattern:  God expects us … Continue reading

Posted in Spiritual Journey | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

31 Days in Proverbs – Part 2

Without consultation, plans are frustrated,  but with many counselors they succeed. Proverbs 15:22 The last few days have been wonderful as I’ve read through Proverbs 11 to Proverbs 20.  Humility is a reoccurring theme throughout the book, and Solomon also encourages … Continue reading

Posted in Spiritual Journey | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

31 Days in Proverbs – Part 1

Each year, I set aside one month to read through Solomon’s wonderful work of wisdom.  There are 31 days in July, and if I read one chapter a day, I’ll complete the whole book.  Proverbs contains short, but profound truths … Continue reading

Posted in Spiritual Journey | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments