So, my youngest son graduated today, June 4th… and I am very, very proud of him. 😆 He and his siblings – I think – are the best kids in the world. I’m actually very proud of them all.
However, for one reason or the other and through a series of spectacular events, I wasn’t able to be there physically. That old foe, my life’s nemesis– the devil –would enjoy me drowning in my embarrassment, misery and sorrow and self-pity. But I’ve decided: Not today. Today, I’m reaching deep and for every lemon—I’m going to start squeezing it for all its worth and begin making the BEST lemonade …ever. And for every good thing—I’ll remember to be thankful!
Looking back at year 2010 and forward towards 2011, I am reminded of scriptures found in II Kings 7:3. Elisha the Prophet was bringing forth a positive word to the king in the midst of a bad situation. He was predicting that the next day would bring food and prosperity to the land and that God would intervene for the good of the people. Of course, there was the naysayer in the crowd… Continue reading “Why sit we here? [revised reprint]”→
The Proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion. A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels: –Proverbs 1: 1-5
Ever wanted a sure source of good advice?
The book of Proverbs is a collection of writings which is filled with great advice and divine wisdom. I had been on a quest for wisdom and had sought God for answers. I was led to the book of Proverbs. While skimming over the chapters, I realized that there were 31 Chapters in Proverbs (one for each day of the month)…how cool is that?