Monthly Archives: October 2019

Paradoxes; October 29, 2019


Proverbs 27:1 Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth. Proverbs has several verses that reference this sort of thing, but it also has several that encourage planning ahead. There is a … Continue reading

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Parenting; October 28, 2019


Proverbs 22:15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far from him. Anyone who has raised children should be able to agree with this to at least some extent. … Continue reading

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Priorities; October 27, 2019


Proverbs 21:21 He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor. It’s interesting to me how many verses in Proverbs bring to mind Jesus’ famous statement in Matthew 6:33. “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and … Continue reading

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Revenge; October 26, 2019


Proverbs 20:22 Do not say, “I’ll pay you back for this wrong!” Wait for the Lord, and he will deliver you. Revenge is an honored tradition in Japan, One of the most famous and best-loved historical tales is The Storehouse … Continue reading

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Coaching; October 25, 2019


Proverbs 20:5 The purposes of a man’s heart are deep waters, but a man of understanding draws them out. This strikes me as being at the core of the Coaching that I’ve been studying for the past couple of years. … Continue reading

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Continuing Education; October 24, 2019


Proverbs 19:27 Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge. One of the essential keys to a good life is to keep learning. We see both extremes: people who decide they’ve got it … Continue reading

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Personal Responsibility; October 23, 2019


Proverbs 19:3 A man’s own folly ruins his life, yet his heart rages against the Lord. This is so common! Time and time again I have seen people who were mad at God, not recognizing that it was their own … Continue reading

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