Pearls of Wisdom

Single verses from The Book of Proverbs are explored in this series of posts that seek to inspire women to apply wisdom to their daily lives.

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Rethinking Charity

  Pearl of Wisdom: “When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the very edges of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and for the foreigner residing among you. I am the LORD your God.” – Leviticus 23:22   GOD HAS ALWAYS HAD…

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In Kingdom Fashion

  Pearl of Wisdom: “Clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience” – Colossians 3:12   AS FOLLOWERS OF JESUS we often think about where we give our money in order to make an impact. But we may not think very often about where we spend our money and the impact those choices create,…

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A Juicy Principle for Abundant Returns on Your Next Project

  Pearl of Wisdom: “The one who guards a fig tree will eat its fruit, and whoever protects their master will be honored.” – Proverbs 27:18 THIS PEARL OF WISDOM reinforces a key piece of advice I have given to clients and friends starting a new endeavor: Seek first to serve before expecting anything in return.…

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Prepare For Battle

  Pearl of Wisdom: “Plans are established by seeking advice;
 so if you wage war, obtain guidance.” – Proverbs 20:18   IT’S EASY TO SKIM OVER THIS PEARL OF WISDOM and move on to the next verse, thinking this one applies only to those waging war. But the truth is, life is a battle. It’s easy to…

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The Secret: Don’t Consume Your Blessings

  Pearl of Wisdom: “Do not join those who drink too much wine or gorge themselves on meat, for drunkards and gluttons become poor, and drowsiness clothes them in rags.” Proverbs 23:20-21   WHEN BLESSINGS FLOW YOUR WAY do you consume them them while the gettin’s good? Or do you find a way to let them move through…

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Discover the Real Fuel for Getting More Done

Pearl of Wisdom: “The appetite of laborers works for them; their hunger drives them on.” – Proverbs 16:6   TAKE NOTE: HUNGER DRIVES PEOPLE ON. Our appetites work for us. For such a brief statement, this pearl of wisdom offers powerful keys to unlocking God’s economy and creating lives of abundance. For centuries hunger motivated the…

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Unwrapping the True Power of Christmas Gifts

Pearl of Wisdom: “Many curry favor with a ruler,
 and everyone is the friend of one who gives gifts.” Proverbs 19:6   THIS WEEK I SENT OUT THREE Pearls of Wisdom on the topic of gifts. I suppose I felt led to select them as I pondered the gifts I would be giving this Christmas. But it…

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The Huntress & The Chef: How to Have a Feast

Pearl of Wisdom: “The lazy do not roast any game, but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.”  Proverbs 12:27   SOMETIMES THE THRILL OF THE CHASE and the victory of hitting your mark can seem like enough of an accomplishment. The job of cleaning and preparing the game just seems messy and…well, rather…

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How to Gain an Extra Hour Every Day

Pearl of Wisdom: “A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest and poverty will come on you like a thief.” – Proverbs 24:33   WE ARE ALL PRONE TO EXCUSES. One of our favourites is that we simply “don’t have enough time in the day.” But time is the one…

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What Are You Looking At?

  Pearl of Wisdom: “A discerning person keeps wisdom in view, but a fool’s eyes wander to the ends of the earth.” – Proverbs 17:24   THIS PEARL OF WISDOM REMINDS ME OF AN OLD SAYING: “The eyes are the window to the soul.” I have always thought of this saying as shining light on…

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