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  • Proverbs 15:17 – Fat, Rich, and Miserable

    Funny how we look at beautiful houses in nice neighborhoods and think of how great our lives could be if we lived there. Without love it is a well decorated prison where even the best food loses its flavor.

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  • Proverbs 22:29: You Do Your Job BUT Do You Make a Difference?

    Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank. Proverbs 22:29 (NIV) The modern workplace is blessed with unambitious reliable individuals who are content to provide solid… Read More ›

  • Book Review: The 5 Simple Truths of Raising Kids

    The author expounds simple truths that seem grounded with research and common sense but it mainly reinforced what I’ve read in other parenting books. If you want to see the latest research on young people’s behaviors and related parenting principles, it is a good resource.

  • Proverbs 27:21: Will Praise Destroy You?

    A challenging task for one’s character is receiving praise. Some will deflect it because they have such low self-esteem and discount what is said. On the other extreme, some let it inflate their pride. Do we chase it? How do we handle it?

  • Social Media Fame Will Not Ease Your Emotional Pain

    A Bing search today provided an ironic set of results for celebrity Selena Gomez. She became the first person to reach 100 million Instagram followers AND checked herself into a rehab facility to deal with depression and emotional issues. One… Read More ›

  • Book Review: The Rocks Don’t Lie: A Geologist Investigates Noah’s Flood

    A geologist’s book on flood geology but also includes insight into academic establishment resistance to non-flood geology theories. The author is respectful of Biblical views but displays a simplistic understanding of Biblical criticism. The book was very educational.

  • Book Review: Sex At First Sight

    Richard Simmons III has revealed the must understood and least discussed part of the culture of unrestrained sexuality and the hookup culture: the sexual liberty so praised and promoted is purchased at the cost of dignity, health, and intimacy. Those who have indulged in the culture are fighting many more sexual diseases than before, feel used and guilty for using others, struggle to develop relationships, and are feeling lonelier than ever.