WISDOM

Scripture

Recent Articles

Challenging Relationships
Are You a Gossip?
read more

Look At The Heart

09/08/2015

“When God measures a person, God puts the tape around the heart instead of the head.” – Author Unknown

President Lincoln had the wonderful ability to laugh at himself, especially his own physical appearance. When Senator Stephen Douglas once called him a “two-faced man,” Lincoln responded, “I leave it to my audience. If I had another face, do you think I would wear this one?”

How To Help A Lonely Person

11/03/2014

Two are better than one, for if one falls down, the other will help him up.  But pity the person who falls and has no one to help him up.  Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 Mother Teresa says, “Loneliness is the most terrible poverty.”  What do you do when a friend tells you they are lonely?  Do you shrug […]

Have A Silent Night

11/24/2015

by:  Ginger Jurries Dr. David Jeremiah suggests a radical idea for enhancing your Advent devotional time: “In planning for Christmas this year, schedule a ‘silent night’ into your calendar: Repeat Samuel’s prayer:  ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening’ or David’s prayer: ‘Open my eyes, that I may see wondrous things from Your law.’ (1 […]

Toward A More Meaningful Christmas

11/30/2016

I am longing for something beautiful, meaningful and joyous to happen this Advent/Christmas season.  Maybe you are too! David Brooks said recently, “People’s highest joy is helping their neighbor make it through the day.”  Jesus said the same thing when he said, “Love your neighbor,” and then in the story of the Good Samaritan, he […]

Take Up Your Cross

03/22/2016

In Mark 8:34 Jesus says, “If any want to become my followers, let them take up their cross, deny themselves and follow me.” What does that mean? Rev Jim Kok says, “We take up our cross, deny ourselves and follow Jesus when we set aside our fears, business, agendas, claims of inadequacy, and other excuses […]

Psalm 118 Can Change Your Life

05/19/2015

It looked like it was going to be an all-day dreary event, and I was already too sullen and crabby. Several years ago, Larry and I had been hiking on the Pacific Crest Trail and on day number four, we woke up greeted with a cold, rainy, dreary, day. It looked like it was going […]

Forgotten Gifts

11/28/2013

Today’s wisdom is from God: 1 Thessalonians 5:18 says, “Give thanks in all circumstances.” Maybe right now your life is dark and dismal and it is difficult to be grateful. Maybe the following will remind you of gifts you possess . . . even in the dark times of life: GIVE THANKS: If you woke […]