Ecclesiastes, Chapter 3… Deep reading. Of the many chapters and verses in the Bible, these are amongst the most profound.
Both poetic and timeless, these scriptures are forever applicable in the everyday life of Man. “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven…” –the chapter starts. Right away, as a reader, I feel that there is a purpose for my current circumstance—good or bad.
The next few verses are soothing Continue reading
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I originally posted this in 2011… Updated today. Links to the speech below.
I was researching on line and saw this information on Black Planet’s ‘NewsOne’ site. It’s a video of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech. I think 2011 is the perfect time for us to focus on our history more. Remember: It’s good to know where you’ve been to fully appreciate where you are and where you are going.
Take a look [it’s an older link –slow connection to site…sorry] : http://newsone.com/nation/newsonestaff4/martin-luther-king-revisiting-the-i-have-a-dream-speech/
The Proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion. A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels: –Proverbs 1: 1-5
Ever wanted a sure source of good advice?
The book of Proverbs is a collection of writings which is filled with great advice and divine wisdom. I had been on a quest for wisdom and had sought God for answers. I was led to the book of Proverbs. While skimming over the chapters, I realized that there were 31 Chapters in Proverbs (one for each day of the month)…how cool is that?
When I am faced with difficult situations or I wonder about the whys of it all, a verse from Proverbs creeps up in my being. Continue reading
During this holiday season, many get depressed because of their personal situation. Some may not be able to buy the things they desire for themselves or others. Some may be overwhelmed with all the commercial ‘busy-ness’ surrounding the holiday.
I encourage you to consider this; Christmas is a time for the celebration of Life! Continue reading