But if you have nothing to say, then listen to me.
Be quiet, and I will teach you wisdom.
Job 33.33 EXB
In the age of social media, we all have something to say and multiple venues through which to say it.
Elihu launched himself into the lull between Job and his three friends. Everyone had exhausted their arguments. No one had convinced anyone of their positions. Now the youngest of them thinks he has a shot. ...continue reading
"... age is no guarantee of wisdom, nor youth of ignorance."
—R.L. Alden, Job, 318
Today's Cloudburst offering is a bit of an adaptation on the meter, but, yes, it's a limerick. Just the right size for the fast pace we're in these days in our American wanderings and out of our routine. ...continue reading
by J. Randal Matheny, UPLift/Your Day to Shine.com
Based on Psalm 128
How blessed are all who fear the Lord,
Who walk in all his ways;
For them are heaven’s blessings stored,
And riches all their days. ...continue reading
The explanation is simple. Last Thursday we arrived from Alabama at my mother-in-law's house, where there's no internet access. In the past, I've gone into town and used the wifi at the congregation's offices (which I am doing now). During this visit, however, I chose not to do so, even though we had some updates that needed to be done, after moving our sites to a new hosting service. ...continue reading
Read my latest Corollaries segment on The Fellowship Room, Things that Never Seem to Get Old in Life, and Some that Do. I'll likely be off the Internet for a few days, with only occasional access, so you can savor this while I'm gone.
Headed in a bit to Alabama, then tomorrow to Mississippi, to visit the mother-in-law, and report Sunday to the Iuka church. Come join us there!
Glory to God for his sovereign will that brings peace when the trials and difficulties of life leave us wondering why, for we know he holds the key and will bring the blessed solution at the right time.
Hang on! We're transferring the site to a new server, so the ride may get bumpy for a bit.
Other Forthright/GoSpeak sites are also being transferred: BNc, Forthright Mag, FPress, BelievingPrayer.com, etc. I have great hopes for this change.
Much work in a short time.
On top of that we're traveling and had to change out our rental car today because of engine problems. Got the same small sardine-can model, no courtesy update, sorry very much.
Glory to God for his wisdom shared with man, his ways far above our short-sighted actions, his revelation which shows us how to live and glorify him.
In between the lines of Adam's words, when for the first time he saw the woman (and in his whole life, any woman!), we feel his love and pleasure. Love between a man and a woman is something created by God and blessed by him. ...continue reading