Archive for July, 2011

31 Proverbs in 31 days

July 31st, 2011

My wife and I finished our Proverbs 31 challenge today. I really enjoyed reading through the Book of Proverbs with her. It was great to read and talk about a book that is full of so much wisdom. I think the thing I enjoyed the most was hearing Larissa’s insights into the various passages. She […]

Fitness tip: Mix it up

July 30th, 2011

Several weeks ago I did a post titled, “My top 7 fitness tips“. In it I shared some of my favourite bits of encouragement I pass on to people from my years of exercising. Today I want to share one of the key ones I use – mixing things up. All of us get bored with […]

Accepting Divine gudiance

July 29th, 2011

In my reading from Proverbs 29 today verse 18 jumped out at me. The NLT footnote was also really good too. I thought I would share them both today… Proverbs 29.18 NLT – When people do not accept divine guidance, they run wild. But whoever obeys the law is joyful. Here’s the footnote… “Divine guidance refers […]

Discipline – why bother?

July 28th, 2011

One of the short books I have to read for one of my units this semester is “Spiritual Disciplines” by Reid S Monaghan. The first chapter is called “Discipline – why bother”? It grabbed my attention and drew me in on the first page… “Discipline. What to make of it? We know its value, but seldom […]

Proverbs challenge update

July 28th, 2011

As I said earlier in the month my wife and I are reading one chapter of Proverbs a day this month. Today’s reading was from chapter 28. As I read a few verses really jumped out at me. Verse 7 – Young people who obey the law are wise; those with wild friends bring shame […]