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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