Search Results for: "Proverbs 21:"

Taking The Shortcut

August 21, 2011

Shortcuts are not always the best course. My brother, children, and I were day hiking in Panthertown Valley near Brevard, North Carolina. The map of the area, while perhaps legible to an experienced map reader, left a lot to be … (read more)

Contentious Living

July 27, 2011

The Andy Griffith episode, "Andy The Marriage Counsellor", tells the story of the Boones. They are a new couple in Mayberry, and while they get along with the townsfolk, they can't seem to master the art of getting along with … (read more)

In The Doghouse

July 8, 2011

Sometimes the Book of Proverbs makes me laugh out loud. Today's verse had me smiling because I know what it feels like to be in the doghouse, especially when I'm the one who sent me there. I've got this picture … (read more)

Holes In The Pocket

June 24, 2011

During President Herbert Hoover's administration, it was common to see pants pockets turned inside out. Hoover flags were symbols of the poverty many Americans were facing. It was left to Franklin Roosevelt's administration to fix the American economy. Hoover left … (read more)

Answering The Cry

February 8, 2011

It was Tuesday night. My wife and I were eating at a local fast-food restaurant. I noticed him when we first entered. He seemed to meander around in no particular direction. Later, I noticed him at a nearby booth choking … (read more)

The Dove Found No Rest

August 7, 2010

I used to be the worst of those restless people. My watchword was "Let's just get it done!" At times, even getting things done yesterday was "nuisance late" for my preferred schedule. Yes, I was one of those overly-exacting eager … (read more)

It's Not Me

September 11, 2008

John Stuart's Surprise Package devotional of June 22, 2008, was about his receiving a package from Canada, following his Christian Candy devotional of May 6, 2008, wherein he divulged his love of chocolate. The "surprise package" … (read more)

Thirty Seconds Or Less

May 20, 2002

About ten years ago, a fast-food company prided itself on its ability to deliver the food to the customer's home in less than half an hour, or the order was free. One regular customer used to see it as some … (read more)

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