Tag: development

Churning Milk? Expect Butter.

Proverb for Today Surely the churning of milk brings forth butter, and the wringing of the nose brings forth blood, so the forcing of wrath brings forth strife. (Proverbs 30:33, MEV) I think the picture of today's proverb is hilarious. Imagine sitting down to churn milk and being shocked to see butter forming. It's ridiculous ...

Hold Your Tongue

Proverb for Today A fool utters all his mind, but a wise man keeps it in until afterwards. (Proverbs 29:11, MEV) Have your words ever gotten you in trouble? Unfortunately, I've got plenty of life experience speaking out of turn, saying things I should've kept to myself. We've all been there. Instead of listening, working ...

Avoid Cover-Ups

Proverb for Today He who covers his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy. (Proverbs 28:13, MEV) Cover ups. We hate them. But we've grown to expect them. I don't know that any of us are surprised when we hear about a cover up on the news. And while ...

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 ...

Do You Hate Yourself?

Proverb for Today He who refuses instruction despises his own soul, but he who hears reproof gains understanding. (Proverbs 15:32, MEV) Do you hate yourself? No, really, do you? It's an odd question, isn't it? Of course we don't hate ourselves! We are hard wired to love ourselves, to look out for our own best ...

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