14 reasons why Proverbs 18 can help build “Super” families.

Proverbs 18 – What an amazing scripture to help us with family life. Reading Proverbs 18 today has given me encouragement to persevere with training my children and being a better mum and wife. It’s a huge encouragement for families, especially if like us you are currently in lock-down due to COVID-19. Here’s 14 reasons…

Proverbs 10 min. Challenge (Proverbs 18)

When God closes a door He usually opens a window. Isn’t that what the Reverend Mother used to say? Sometimes when I read Proverbs the action > consequence nature of the words can sound negative and judgy. Like a whole line of doors closing in your face. I might ‘feel it’ more if I choose,…

Proverbs 10 Min. Challenge (Proverbs 17)

Spring has arrived in Australia! The Autumn (Fall, although not much falls in Sydney) and Winter were long seasons for us. Somehow it seems fitting to return anew to the blog, to refresh my work, at the beginning of a new season. It was completely unplanned, until 10 minutes ago. I didn’t imagine I would,…

Proverbs 10 min Challenge (Proverbs 16)

I don’t know about you but I am constantly thinking about planning. It is just a mum thing? Goals, lists, strategies, ideas, they are everywhere, on bits of paper, backs of receipts, in the diary, on the calendar, in my computer, on my phone, in my head, in margins of books … There are plans…

Proverbs 10min. Challenge (Proverbs 15)

Let’s talk about the physicality of Scripture! The beautiful Hazel from Pure Glory blog, encouraged me in a comment to speak scripture into my bones, after reading my recent post Y?. It is that exchange that inspired this study.  Today for my 10 minute Challenge I’m going through Proverbs 15 looking for Scriptures that bring…

Proverbs 10min. Challenge (Proverbs 14)

Proverbs 14! So exciting to be almost halfway through my challenge. I have to say I have really enjoyed Proverbs, despite the constant conviction in it puts into my heart, and the resulting need to pray, and press into God to enable myself to do what it says!!! I am quite excited every time I…

Proverbs 10min. Challenge (Proverbs 13)

Proverbs 13, my apologies for missing Monday, we’ve had a big week (month) here, but today, finally, the timer is on! As I read the beginning of the chapter, many themes are familiar, righteousness wins over evil, wisdom wins over foolishness, our words and actions have the power to build up or tear down, honesty is…

Proverbs 10min. Challenge (Proverbs 11)

Proverbs 11! This is so exciting because it means I’m over a third of the way through the Book of Proverbs! How often do you start reading through the bible with wonderful intentions but circumstances get in the way and you stop? Today I want to take a moment to cheer myself on and celebrate…

Proverbs 10 min. Challenge (Proverbs 10)

Proverbs 10 is a great resource for life. It is for the whole body. Our personal body and the body of Christ. It gives action and their consequences. If we are wise we will learn from it, heed it’s warnings, live by it’s advice and reap it’s rewards. I almost went mad deciding how to…

Proverbs 10min. Challenge (Proverbs 9)

Proverbs 9 describes Wisdom and Folly as two women; both sitting on seats at the highest point of the city, both calling out to those who pass by, “Let all who are simple come to my house!” Two completely different women, exactly the same words. Two completely different houses, one offer. Two completely different lives…