Tag Archives: wisdom

Grace Places

Featured Bloggers “A woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.” ~Proverbs 31:30-31 If you’re looking to grow in … Continue reading

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Almost Got Him…

Just a hare more. Is there anything more uselessly useful than when children “help”?  They do help us, though. We help them to become adults, and they help us to become children again. Which is what it means to be … Continue reading

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The Blind Men and the Elephant

Pondering the current socio-political strife in my country, I’m drawn to the ancient, yet curiously modern tale of the blind men and the elephant. Here’s my take on it: Five men were led to an elephant A beast they could … Continue reading

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The Right Person

We spend so much of our lives waiting for “the right person.” The right person to marry. The right person to hire us for that career-making job. The right person to make it happen, whatever “it” is. Many years ago, … Continue reading

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Our True Colors?

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
I love to see the leaves change color in autumn, don’t you? Except that it’s a myth. Leaves don’t change color. My wife and I often walk in the woods. We’re blessed to live near Mount Airy Forest in Cincinnati, the oldest “urban forest” in the U.S.,…

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Opinions!

Some things never change.

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Instant Wisdom

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” ~Lao Tzu “And then goes on and on for like freakin’ forever!” ~Derek Tzu (Lao’s nephew) If only wisdom were microwaveable.

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