Monthly Archives: July 2015

Like Snow in Summer

Like snow in summer or rain in harvest, honor is not fitting for a fool. – Proverbs 26:1 Snow shows up again in today’s passage. I guess I am surprised that snow is such a thing in this part of … Continue reading

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A Snow-Cooled Drink

Like a snow-cooled drink at harvest time is a trustworthy messenger to the one who sends him; he refreshes the spirit of his master.   Like clouds and wind without rain is one who boasts of gifts never given. – Proverbs … Continue reading

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Channeled Hearts

In the Lord ’s hand the king’s heart is a stream of water that he channels toward all who please him.   A person may think their own ways are right, but the Lord weighs the heart.   To do what is … Continue reading

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Drawing Out of Deep Waters

The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out. – Proverbs 20:5 Today’s passage is almost as short as yesterday’s, but what it lacks in length it makes up for in depth…no pun … Continue reading

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Wisdom is a Rushing Stream

The words of the mouth are deep waters, but the fountain of wisdom is a rushing stream. – Proverbs 18:4 This passage has to qualify as one of the shortest I have encountered on my journey looking at water in … Continue reading

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Prophetic Proverbs

The Lord brought me forth as the first of his works,    before his deeds of old;   I was formed long ages ago, at the very beginning, when the world came to be.   When there were no watery depths, I was … Continue reading

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Stolen Water is Sweet

Folly is an unruly woman; she is simple and knows nothing.   She sits at the door of her house, on a seat at the highest point of the city,   calling out to those who pass by, who go straight on … Continue reading

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Drink Water from your Own Cistern

Drink water from your own cistern, running water from your own well. Should your springs overflow in the streets, your streams of water in the public squares? Let them be yours alone, never to be shared with strangers. May your … Continue reading

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The Clouds Let Drop the Dew

By wisdom the Lord laid the earth’s foundations, by understanding he set the heavens in place;   by his knowledge the watery depths were divided, and the clouds let drop the dew.   My son, do not let wisdom and understanding out … Continue reading

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Eddying Out -Praise Him with Every Breath

It is not guilt that drives me to find the time to spend with God again, but a lack of spiritual “oxygen” to fuel my soul. Continue reading

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