Instruction Needed

Today’s reading: Proverbs 13:1, Proverbs 13:10, Proverbs 13:18 “A wise son hears his father’s instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke” (Proverbs 13:1). “By insolence comes nothing but strife, but with those who take advice is...

Planning For Joy

Today’s reading: Proverbs 12:20 “Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, but those who plan peace have joy” (Proverbs 12:20). The final few words of Proverbs 12:20 seemed to jump off the page at me this morning. As we start out each day, we...

Ten Seconds

Today’s reading: Proverbs 29:20 “Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him” (Proverbs 29:20). Over the years I’ve learned that taking time to pause before responding to someone is a good practice....

Words Of Life

Today’s reading: Proverbs 18:21 I’ve been traveling for work the past week, and one of the things I enjoy doing when I’m on the road is to watch people. So as I boarded on and off planes and shuttles, waited in lines for food, coffee and rental cars,...

1 John Wrap

Today’s reading: 1 John 1-5 The letter of 1 John is full of powerful messages and lessons for us to consider and draw upon for our daily lives. As I looked back over this Book, the message that impacted me the most was that as Christ-followers, our faith gives...