Tag Archives: Proverbs

Proverbs 31:8-9 Speak Up for the Silenced

My post today will have some specific Canadian content. I know that many of my readers live in the United States and other parts of the world. This post will still be relevant to you, because the issue crosses all … Continue reading

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Proverbs 17:3 Refiner’s Fire

There is a prayer I have been praying for many years, decades even, and it hasn’t been answered yet. Well, it hasn’t been answered with a yes anyway. Now I was brought up to be unselfish, to not keep asking … Continue reading

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Proverbs 29:18 Guidance System

Do you have a dream? Something you really want to do? A plan? A course of action to follow that will lead you to a better life? Perhaps you don’t. Perhaps you are just taking one day at a time, … Continue reading

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Proverbs 11:30 Growing Season

Here it is: the end of another summer. Not technically as far as the seasons go, and certainly not everywhere in the world, but here in North America just about all students have ended their summer vacation and have returned … Continue reading

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Proverbs 22:6 Family

Today, in many parts of Canada, is Family Day. It is a holiday that was established in 1999 in Alberta, 2007 in Saskatchewan, 2008 in Ontario, and will begin in British Columbia in 2013. Family Day is also celebrated at … Continue reading

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Proverbs 16:18 It’s not all about me.

It has now been 14 months since I was hit in a motor vehicle accident, and I am still in pain every day. Although the pain is not as excruciating as it was at the beginning, I no longer have … Continue reading

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Proverbs 16:9 What’s the plan?

Have you ever heard the expression that the best way to make God laugh is to tell Him your plans? I have found in my life that many of the plans I have made have not really worked out as … Continue reading

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Proverbs 17:22 A Cheerful Heart

I realize that my last post was rather on the serious side. I also realize that in this life you need balance—not that we don’t need to deal with the serious stuff, but sometimes we need to have a little … Continue reading

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Proverbs 25:13 Faithfulness

What does it mean to you when you give your word? When you tell someone—your spouse, your employer, a friend—that you will do something, do you do it? Faithfulness is about being reliable, trustworthy, and constant. It’s about being loyal, … Continue reading

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Proverbs 26:18-19 Just kidding!

How do you feel about practical jokes? I don’t like them. I’ve heard of people putting Nair in their boyfriend’s shampoo bottle, or putting glue on their baseball caps, things that can cause real harm and certainly real embarrassment. If … Continue reading

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