• Wisdom Wednesday

    Confess For Success

    The Bite   Proverbs 28:13 People who conceal their sins will not prosper,    but if they confess and turn from them, they will receive mercy.   The Digest   So, as we begin this new year, we normally make resolutions or goals. We often jot down some sort of goal in which we want to be successful. When we make this year goals, we don’t realize how our sin can affects our prosperity.   The bite states that those who conceal (try to hide) their sin will not prosper. Ok, for my ladies who love makeup, I don’t wear makeup, but I have seen enough Youtube videos to know that…

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    Wise Women: Abigail

    The Bite Wise Women in the Bible: Abigail 1 Samuel 25   She was married to Nabal, a mean drunk. Abigail took her vows seriously. She didn’t leave her husband. (verse 3) She was sensible and beautiful. (verse 3)  Nabal had made trouble with David because he didn’t want to share. (verse 10/11) He was selfish. His selfishness angered David. Therefore, David wanted to kill Nabal and his people. She was punctual– she wasted no time. (verse 18) She was prepared– she packed food and took it to David herself, pleading for her crazy man’s life. She humbles herself and accepted the blame. She saved David from killing people and he was…

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    Learn to Love and Give Discipline

    The Bite Proverbs 12:1 NLT To learn, you must love discipline; it is stupid to hate correction. Learn- to gain or acquire knowledge or skill by study, experience, or being taught.  At some point in your life, you have been taught something that you need to know. God teaches us all we need to know. He also disciples (corrects) those He loves. The bite states it is stupid to hate His correction!  It is His gentle, loving correction that convicts and changes us in the first place. Parenting: I often struggle with being consistent with the discipline methods with my children, ages 12, 8, 6, and 2. As I studied…

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    The Wisdom To End Gossip

      The Bite Proverbs 26:20 When you run out of wood, the fire goes out; when the gossip ends, the quarrel dies down. The Digest In this bite, we see a picture. There is wood and fire. We all have seen someone start a fire in our life. You must have wood to start the fire and continue to add wood to keep it going. As soon, as the wood is stopped from being added to the fire, it goes out. We as women, love to talk. God made us that way. We thrive off of connection. What happens when that connection becomes disconnection because of our mouth? When we gossip, it…

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    Sweeten Up Your Words to Your Sweetie

    The Bite Proverbs 21: 9, 19 V.9     It’s better to live alone in the corner of an attic than with a quarrelsome wife in a lovely home.V.19 It’s better to live alone in the desert than with a quarrelsome, complaining wife. This verse also mentioned in Proverbs 24:25 The Digest So I wonder how many our men feel like all they have left to do is hide (shut down), because of our complaining and argumentative behaviors. Has your man resorted to the quiet desolated place because of your own mouth? We are either building up our man and our home or tearing it down with our own hands.…

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    Check Your Building Plan

    The Bite: Proverbs 14:1 A wise woman builds her house, but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands. Proverbs 2:6-8   All wisdom comes from the Lord, and so do common sense and understanding. This woman gets everything she needs from the Lord. Build-simply means to build or rebuild; to put something together; to establish. Her house refers both to her body(temple) and her household. Now, we have this foolish woman: Websters 1828 defines Foolish- void of understanding or sound judgment; unwise, silly and trifling. Tears down with own hands- destroy I am in the rebuilding process.  I am recovering foolish women finally seeking wisdom from the Lord.…