Tag: Proverbs 4

BDBD is Proverbs 4:24-27

Life goals and life plans are good. Setting milestones that are needed to reach those life goals are needed too; considering that just because I have goals and plans doesn’t guarantee everything will go as I plan. I spent much of my life making plans that never happened or turned out not as I had […]

BDBD is Proverbs 4:20-23

The heart is the wellspring of life (23). A wellspring is an original and bountiful source of something. The original meaning is the source of a spring, stream, or river. The picture given here is that my human heart is the source of my life. The physical heart pumps blood throughout the body supplying needed […]

BDBD is Proverbs 4:18-19

Camping in the wilderness can be a fun time. Over an hour from where I lived, on the Michigan and Ohio line is a campground on a lake that was in a “dark area”. A dark area is where no lights are allowed for several miles in any direction. My children and I went there […]

BDBD is Proverbs 4:10-17

Proverbs repeat yet again the ills of not setting my foot on the path of the wicked or walking in the way of evil men (14). At first, I think in anguish, “Again. Ugh.” Then I realize that repetition is needed because I am so inclined to do wrong, even evil. How many times did […]

BDBD is Proverbs 4:1-9

“Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. (1)” The relationship between parent and child is echoed through the first nine chapters of Proverbs as if the Father were standing on the roof of a tall building and shouting into empty streets (1:8, 10, 15, 20, 2:1, 3:1, 11, 21, 4:1, […]