Tag: Christian growth

Fools: A Lose/Lose Interaction

Proverb for Today Do not answer a fool according to his folly, lest you also be like unto him. Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit. (Proverbs 26:4-5, MEV) Have you ever had to make a lose/lose deal? Your offer is rejected, you reject the other person's ...

Don’t Knock Yourself Down

Proverb for Today Do not exalt yourself in the presence of the king, and do not stand in the place of great men; for it is better that it be said to you, "Come up here," than that you should be put lower in the presence of the prince, whom your eyes have seen. (Proverbs ...

Keep Getting Up

Proverb for Today A just man falls seven times and rises up again. (Proverbs 24:16, MEV) Quitting is so easy. We fail, we mess up, and the easy thing to do is accept defeat, to give up. At least we can't mess up again if we don't even try another time, right? "Besides," we tell ...

WANTED: Faithfulness

Proverb for Today Most men will proclaim every man his own goodness, but who can find a faithful man? (Proverbs 20:6, MEV) One of my personal pet peeves is posturing, when people act a certain way to impress or sometimes go so far as to mislead. It's obnoxious. Maybe in a meeting at work, or ...

FLASH FLOOD WARNING

Proverb for Today The beginning of strife is as when one lets out water; therefore abandon contention before a quarrel starts. (Proverbs 17:14, MEV) We recently got a new rug for our living room. I love it; it's soft, kinda cushy (but not too cushy), and looks nice. Kaylee does an excellent job decorating our ...