Tag Archives: Heart

All Cards on the Table

The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out. Proverbs 20:5 (NIV) Years ago I found myself sitting in a homeowners association meeting; frustrated. The assembled group was trying to solve some neighborhood issues. As we discussed some of the possible solutions, the discussion felt hampered. Everyone in the room seemed to

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The Gift that will Last Forever

Isaiah 40:8 (NIV) The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever. The children’s Sunday school teacher asked her students what they were most looking forward to about Christmas. Several children said, “Jesus,” Some shouted, “Christmas lights!” Some were perhaps a little more transparent blurting out, “Presents!” One child’s answer however, stood out, she

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Brian’s Scribbled Note

Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV) Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. There’s a note scribbled in my Bible next to today’s verse. It was written by my friend Brian over twenty years ago. The note reads, “My friend, man

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