Today in church we were challenged to not be like the members of the church in Laodicea (Revelation 3:14 – 21), which were described as being “lukewarm” in their actions with others, versus being hot nor cold. As I listened to our Pastor, the six words in the title of this post, and a host of […]

“He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the Lord” – Proverbs 18:22 I love my wife and I am certainly glad that she loves me!  Coming up on 25 years of marriage with her, I can attest how the above mentioned scripture rings true in my life and in […]

“The Father (Daddy) of a righteous man (Gabriel) has great joy; He (Daddy) who has a wise son (Gabriel) delights in him” – Proverbs 23:24 (TNIV) Today is my son’s 16th birthday and the verse printed above has been hanging in his room (and in my closet) for the past 7 years.  He has truly […]

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path” – Psalm 119:105 (TNIV) I have often described the values we choose to operate and live by as being our compass, our map and our flashlight in life.  These “very valuable values,” when used intentionally and deliberately, serve to guide us out […]

Today is July 1st and on the first of the month I continue two important rituals that I have remarkably practiced for the past 20 years (I don’t think I’ve done anything for that length of time, at least nothing positive!). The rituals that I have practiced are reading the chapter in Proverbs that correlates […]