How many times have you told someone something, and regretted it? You start arguing about something silly, and before you know it, an all out verbal war ensues. Where did things go wrong? You don't remember where the discussion turned into an argument, but now the damage is done! Proverbs 13 is full of practical … Continue reading You are What You Speak
Henry Ford once said, "I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about?" How many times do we let worry creep into our lives only to … Continue reading Advice: Give and Take
Wisdom personified...it brings to mind images of the Most Interesting Man in the World, or Charlton Heston as Moses. When God told Solomon to ask for anything in 2 Chronicles 1, and the response was "Give me wisdom and knowledge" [2 Chronicles 1:10], I often wonder if he realized the impact he would have on the … Continue reading Do You Value Wisdom?
Today's devotional on Proverbs is very straight forward, but before you discount whether it applies to your life, let's dig deeper. Proverbs 7 is a warning about adultery, which is an extension of the last part of Proverbs 6. The verses are very descriptive, and bring up images that contrast wisdom and destroying your life … Continue reading Relationships
This month WeatheredStorms.com's devotional component is focusing on a methodical path to positive living through the book of Proverbs. Chuck Missler has a great series on Proverbs (http://www.khouse.org/articles/2006/624/), which recommends reading a chapter of Proverbs each day, and writing down a verse that means something to you. That verse can be the focus of your day, or simply something … Continue reading Start Where You Are – Living Through Proverbs
I am not a financial expert, and I have no ambition or qualifications to act as a financial planner, but lately I feel God has been helping me explore how to deal with stress around our family's finances. How often have you thought a windfall like winning the lottery would reduce your stress level by … Continue reading Family Money
As a kid I was embarrassed that God seemed to be at odds with the perspective of people I thought were intelligent. Silly questions like "If God is omnipotent, why is there suffering?" led to more detailed inquiries about evolution, science, and social concerns. As I matured into an engineer, I started to meet people … Continue reading Stay Faithful: God and Science