If the Creator of the Universe, publishes an owner’s manual, it stands to reason we would greatly benefit from reading it.
Have you ever read the book of Amos? It’s contents are pretty tough. God’s judgments on Israel’s neighbors and then Israel herself. For what?
As we reflect on 2021, what would we say were our primary pursuits? Today’s Daily Word may change how we think about 2022’s pursuits.
Today is my birthday, and I thought I’d repost one of my most popular blogs on kindness vs. niceness. As I reread it, the truths are a good reminder to invest in others, especially during this season.
Our Plans. How often do we seek the LORD’s counsel before we proceed with our plans? I wish I could say, “All the time!” Really, I wish I could say, “Some of the time.” But honestly, it is more like “Oh boy, I wish I did it more often.”
Listening. Apparently, not much has changed since two souls were kicked out of the Garden. We’re still slow to listen, but quick to speak and get angry. Sigh. With more venues to “listen” and “speak” than ever before, there’s been a dark cloud of anger hanging over the world lately. How have we contributed to that cloud?
Most of you know of my love of the book of Proverbs. Today’s verse was the key to a sweet insight: passing on our legacy.
Provocation and anger. Yowzers! The writer of Ecclesiastes had incredible insights into humanity in chapter 7, especially today’s verse.
Siblings. Sibling rivalry. Dysfunctional families. A situation as old as Cain and Abel (Genesis 4:1-12). Hopefully, our family isn’t quite as bad as the first brothers. But there is something to be said about shared history — good and bad — between siblings.