The Advantages of Wisdom

Keep my commands in your heart. Write them on the tablet of your heart. Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Proverbs 3: 1, 3, 5 In an earlier blog I discussed what happens to people when they don’t guard their heart (Proverbs 4:23 “Guard Your Heart”).  ...

Good or Evil from an Affair

A man’s own folly ruins his life, yet his heart rages against the LORD. Proverbs 19:3 The other morning I was driving from my office in Ames, Iowa to my office in Urbandale, Iowa, about 40 miles away.  Once in awhile on these trips I’ll call and chat with my son...

Revenge in Marriage

Do not testify against your neighbor without cause, or use your lips to deceive. Do not say, “I’ll do to him as he has done to me; I’ll pay that man back for what he did.” Proverbs 24:28-29 When I tell couples that they should not take revenge...

The Power of Encouragement

“In her book Hesselbein on Leadership, Frances Hesselbein, the chairman of the board of governors of the Leader to Leader Institute founded by Peter F. Drucker writes, “Peter Drucker reminds us that organizations exist to make people’s strengths...