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A Proverbial Journey - Day 19

Write 31 Days - Proverbs 19:8,20

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Read: Proverbs 19

Verse: 8 and 20 (NLT)

"To acquire wisdom is to love yourself; people who cherish understanding will prosper."

"Get all the advice and instruction you can, so you will be wise the rest of your life."

There are so so many gems in the pages of Proverbs to discover and uncover! I love these . . .

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October 20, 2017

A Proverbial Journey - Day 18

Write 31 days - Proverbs 18:10

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Verse: 10 (NLT)

"The name of the Lord is a strong fortress; the godly run to him and are safe."

Since I was so verbose in my last post, I'm attempting to make this one more simple. (Also, because I don't want to overwhelm you with 2 posts in one evening...don't worry, I'll catch up soon . . .

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October 19, 2017

A Proverbial Journey - Day 17

Write 31 Days - Proverbs 17: 9

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Verse: 9 (NLT)

"Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close friends." (NLT)

"He who covers and forgives an offense seeks love, But he who repeats or gossips about a matter separates intimate friends." (AMP)

This verse is not new to me, nor is . . .

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October 19, 2017

A Proverbial Journey - Day 16

Write 31 Days - Proverbs 16: 1-3

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Verse: 1-3 (NLT)

"We can make our own plans, but the Lord gives the right answer. People may be pure in their own eyes, but the Lord examines their motives. Commit your actions to the Lordand your plans will succeed."

When I have read these verses in the past, . . .

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October 18, 2017

A Proverbial Journey - Day 15

Write 31 Days - Proverbs 15:3


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Read: Proverbs 15

Verse: 3 (NLT)

"The Lord is watching everywhere, keeping his eye on both the evil and the good."

I love this promise! The Lord is watching everywhere! He is omnipresent, everywhere at once! When I cannot be with my loved ones, He is! Not only is He everywhere, . . .

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October 15, 2017

A Proverbial Journey - Day 14

Write 31 Days - Proverbs 14:30

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Verse: 30 (NLT)

"A peaceful heart leads to a healthy body; jealousy is like cancer in the bones."

My "one word" for 2017 was peace. I recently looked up the definition of peace: "freedom of the mind from annoyance, distraction, anxiety, an obsession;  tranquillity;  serenity; stillness, . . .

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October 14, 2017

A Proverbial Journey - Day 13

Write 31 Days - Proverbs:13:12

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Verse: 12 

"Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life." (NLT)

"Unrelenting disappointment leaves you heartsick, but a sudden good break can turn life around." (The Message)

I have often heard this verse quoted. Looking back over my life, I have had many . . .

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October 13, 2017


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