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THE ART OF LISTENING

Proverbs – Life Skills   We feel awkward if there is sudden silence in a group of people talking over what is best for the situation at hand, so our human tendency is to speak “off the top” of our … Continue reading

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WORDS KILL, WORDS GIVE LIFE

Proverbs – Life Skills   As public school teachers, we are trained to rid our classrooms of talk that hurts others. We work hard to lose the sarcasm, manipulation, bribery and others forms of communication that do not contribute to … Continue reading

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WISDOM OR A WHACK ON THE HEAD?

Proverbs – Life Skills   “Just because you think it doesn’t mean you always have to say it”, said my mom many years ago…more than once. She didn’t always follow her own advice when it came to some issues. When … Continue reading

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GOD’S PURPOSE FOR HIS CREATION

Proverbs – Life Skills   The opening sentence in The Purpose Driven Life, by Rick Warren, says it all. “It’s not about you.” If we take life seriously, like this Proverb of wise words says, and wrap our minds around … Continue reading

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REAL LIFE AND DEATH

Proverbs – Life Skills   When we have Jesus on our minds, in our hearts, with His Holy Spirit filling our souls we realize that the entire inspired work of God’s Word is about Jesus. For the beginning to the … Continue reading

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WHAT GOD HATES…BECAUSE HE LOVES US

Proverbs – Life Skills   If we are ever confused about what God wants and what His purpose is for our lives, we will find clarity in this proverb of wisdom. We see clearly what behaviors God hates in His … Continue reading

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REAL LIFE, REAL LOVE

Proverbs – Life Skills   Proverbs 5 1-2 Dear friend, pay close attention to this, my wisdom; listen very closely to the way I see it. Then you’ll acquire a taste for good sense; what I tell you will keep … Continue reading

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CHOOSE WELL

Proverbs – Life Skills   Proverbs 4, The Message Your Life Is at Stake   1-2 Listen, friends, to some fatherly advice; sit up and take notice so you’ll know how to live. I’m giving you good counsel; don’t let … Continue reading

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THE SIN OF ASSUMING

Proverbs – Life Skills   What?! There is a sin in assuming? Yes. When I assume what people are thinking, I am in judgement about thoughts only God knows. When I assume why people behave the way they do, I … Continue reading

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QUARANTINE QUESTIONING

How are you doing?   This question has become the loaded question we are asking each other these days as we journey through what has never happened in our lifetimes. Some will answer the question truthfully if they feel the … Continue reading

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