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My 17th wedding anniversary came and went without the person I’ve spent the last 17 years married to. Yet again, our family has taken a blow from the Army, and in a place that just might hurt the most: the … Continue reading
I’m tired, sweaty and cranky. This week has been crazy; I’ve been getting up early, working on my feet for hours, and enduring high heat and humidity with no central air in my Korean home (it doesn’t exist) and no … Continue reading
A few years ago I did a stupid thing. I learned from my huge mistake, and in the process was drawn closer to God, but at the same time I lost one of my two best friends.
Above all sins, God hates pride. Pride is the sin that begets all others. It’s because of pride that we gossip. It’s pride that motivates us to lie or steal. Pride is the root cause of murder. These are bold … Continue reading
The other day Liam, my 11 year-old son, told me, “Mom, I don’t like my school. I want you to home school me.” “Why?” I asked. “Because the kids always cuss and talk about inappropriate things.”
This week brings us to chapter 14 in Proverbs. Although there are many words of wisdom to be found within this chapter, I’d like to pull out the proverbs that pertain to a healthy fear of the Lord. The faithless … Continue reading
Remember when your mother used to say, “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say it all?” This timeless quote serves as a basis to determine whether what we are about to vocalize is worth saying at all. … Continue reading
There are a few verses that stand out for me in the next chapter of Proverbs: chapter 12. They deal with handling money, the selection of our friends and the discipline of our children. Pretty tumultuous topics, aren’t they? These … Continue reading
I decided to select the following proverb from our next chapter, chapter 12, for my post this week. If I had to select one proverb that rings the truest in my life, this one might be it.