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Monthly Archives: July 1995

How’s Your “Stuff” Collection?

I amassed silver and gold far myself. ECCLESIASTES 2:8 Where are you on the “stuff-collection” scale? We all love having stuff, and acquiring more things can be a daily activity. Every time we go shopping or scan the newspaper for a second home or make out our Christmas list or […]

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The Importance of Practical Wisdom

All this I tested by wisdom and I said, “I am determined to be wise”—but this was beyond me. Whatever wisdom may be, it is far off and most profound— who can discover it? So I turned my mind to understand, to investigate and to search out wisdom and the […]

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The Wise and Otherwise (Part Two)

Who is wise and understanding among you? JAMES 3:13 Wisdom is a rich biblical word. One of its earliest references in Scripture is built around the personality and life of Solomon. We usually remember Solomon as the man with a thousand wives. But he also was an author, diplomat, engineer, […]

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Don’t Always Say What You Think

Do not revile the king even in your thoughts, or curse the rich in your bedroom, because a bird of the air may carry your words, and a bird on the wing may report what you say. ECCLESIASTES 10:20 We’ve all had experiences in which we said something we really […]

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More Than An Echo

While it is helpful to think about The Echo Effect our perspectives play upon our lives, it is also enjoyable to consider the energizing characteristics that accompany a long view of life, a living within time. Such a view helps develop unfortunately rare character traits like hope, patience and endurance. […]

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