Wisdom, Day 17

31 Days of Wisdom

Welcome to Day 17 of our Journey through “31 Days of Wisdom”!   Today’s categories are conflict resolution, and bringing honor to one’s family.     Wisdom, peace and honor are always better to be chosen than strife, foolishness, or ill-gotten gain. Always choose wisely and honor your self and your family by choosing your […]

Wisdom, Day 16

31 Days of Wisdom

Welcome to Day 16 of our Journey through “31 Days of Wisdom”!   Today’s categories are God’s plan and favor, integrity in governing, and a life well chosen.     The beginning and end of this chapter (ex. v. 2 and 25) remind me a bit of Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men”, and that things […]

Wisdom, Day 15

31 Days of Wisdom

Welcome to Day 15 of our Journey through “31 Days of Wisdom”!   Today’s categories are dealing with anger properly, choosing your words wisely, the intent of the heart and one’s own contentment.     I like how this chapter reminds us that God sees the deeds of both the evil and the good. Maybe […]

Wisdom, Day 14

31 Days of Wisdom

Welcome to Day 14 of our Journey through “31 Days of Wisdom”!           Please see the Welcome to 31 Days of Wisdom post if you missed it. There are some starting resources and recommendations there.   For some helpful commentaries and other resources to dig in deeper you may enjoy the […]

Wisdom, Day 13

Chapter 13 in the Book of Proverbs

Welcome to Day 13 of our Journey through “31 Days of Wisdom”!   Today’s categories are ‘the words we use’, ‘the wealth we manage’, and ‘the wisdom we apply’.     We need to be careful the words we use. Just yesterday I was reminded of the phrase joking about a foolish man who opened […]

Wisdom, Day 12

Chapter 12 in the Book of Proverbs

Welcome to Day 12 of our Journey through “31 Days of Wisdom”!   Today’s category is the Proverbs of Solomon (cont.) and his contrasts of wise vs foolish, or good vs wicked.   Today’s chapter resonates with me as a how to for establishing a solid foundation and good work ethic. It is clear how […]

Purpose and Achievement

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. -W. Clement Stone @JohnMaxwellTeam This so true! Once we reach that place where we are “ready“, where we understand or see our purpose and become decided and definite to achieve it – then is when we are actually at the “starting point”. It is in […]

Wisdom, Day 11

Chapter 11 in the Book of Proverbs

Welcome to Day 11 of our Journey through “31 Days of Wisdom”!   Today’s category is a continuation of the Proverbs of Solomon. These sayings of wisdom are intended to bless us and protect us, to enrich our lives and secure our futures.     Chapter 11 continues the contrast between wise and foolish choices, the […]

Wisdom, Day 10

31 Days of Wisdom, Chapter 10 in the Book of Proverbs

Welcome to Day 10 of our Journey through “31 Days of Wisdom”!   Today’s category is The Proverbs of Solomon. Solomon was King David’s son and heir to the throne, and it is said he was the wisest and richest man in the world.     These proverbs or sayings are really self-explanatory and simple. You […]