February 10, 2016

Maybe it's as much how we live as what we know.

I just reread my notes on Proverbs 1-9, and am on my third cup of coffee. I also have been surfing through Facebook some this morning. My brain is trying to take it all in. Is there a balance to this world, or is there a diving into the deep end and simply letting go of the rest?

February 8, 2016

Proverbs 4-7: it's a choice

Last night I began to sink. This morning I felt stuck. I slept in but thankfully only by half an hour. I made myself get up. It wasn't what I wanted to do. I read my joy devotional and wondered how one held onto joy in the midst of circumstances, relationships, and feelings. My #joyinthemorning was no where to be seen. Then I was reviewing the Proverbs chapters and was reminded that it's all a choice.

February 5, 2016

Proverbs 3: I don't know it all

The first time I read through Proverbs 3 I was stuck on the phrase "tree of life" found in verse 18. Did you know that the phrase is only used 11 times (NIV)? Three times in Genesis, four times in Revelations, and four times in Proverbs. This was fascinating to me.

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