There is a certain finality to all things. And there is a cause and effect relationship between all things. Life, so clouded by paradoxes and mysteries, is also held together by certainties which we cannot escape. “If the clouds are full, they pour out rain upon the earth; and whether a tree falls toward the south […]
“My son, if you will receive my words, and treasure my commandments within you, make your ear attentive to wisdom, incline your heart to understanding…” Proverbs 2:1 The book of Proverbs is a recorded book of practical life truths that were spoken. Originally, the context was a royal court setting. Solomon, among other sages, gave […]
“He who watches the wind will not sow and he who looks at the clouds will not reap.” Ecclesiastes 11:4 There is an old legend about a mouse. This mouse was very afraid of cats, so she wished that she could become one. Her wish was granted and she became a cat. Then she saw […]
There is an aching in all human hearts. It’s a deep concern that all mankind shares. It is the question all people of all tongues and all colors will ask themselves, at some point in their lives: “Am I just before God?” This question haunts the best and the worst. For even though people can […]
“Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” Proverbs 18:21 The power of words should never be underestimated. People’s words have established lives, destroyed lives, brought healing and joy, brought sickness and misery. What we say can have massive effect upon ourselves and others.