THE CHOICE IS YOURS

Pondering the Principles of Proverbs

tongueBack in the day, WYSIWYG was computer-speak for “what you see is what you get.” This marked the advent of rapid changes within our computing universe.
While we no longer say, “whizzywig,” the acronym is apropos for this discussion.

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AS I WAS SAYING…

Pondering the Principles of Proverbs

Image“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” (Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People)

“You’re short on ears and long on mouth.” (John Wayne)

“You know why I like to talk to you, Delia? You never interrupt with your experiences.” (Anne Tyler, Ladder of Years)

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CLOSING OF THE AMERICAN MIND

Pondering the Principles of Proverbs

opinionI may not always be right, but I am absolutely never wrong.

Of course I’m right. I’m always right. If you don’t believe me, just ask me.

I think this is a photo of a character from the TV show, “Big Bang Theory.” I do not know if this is an actual quote by this character.
(image taken from Google images; link provided)

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A GENTLE REMINDER

Pondering the Principles of Proverbs

successThere are many definitions of success, and many more ideas of what success looks like.
For some, it is measured in money. For others it might be measured in quality of life. For yet others, something entirely different.
Whatever your definition of and measure of SUCCESS, may this article serve to remind you of the true path to reach that particular pinnacle.

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Pondering the Principles of Proverbs

BatmanMost everyone recognizes this classic representation of “Good vs. Evil.”

The Joker, Batman’s arch-villain, mocks and opposes all things good. He is generally regarded as a homicidal maniac, and although he has had many chances to end the Joker’s existence, Batman has repeatedly failed to do so.

Therefore, the struggle of good and evil continues in Gotham City.

The Joker, and his persistent desire to establish anarchy as a way of life within the fictional Gotham City, represent something more than just the struggle of good and evil.

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THE ISSUE OF LIFE–part 4

Pondering the Principles of Proverbs

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Guarding our heart requires that we be proactive with respect to those things that would tend to corrupt it—and those things are as many as the sands on the beach.

Therefore, it is NOT possible to take a preventative action against a certain type of enemy. We must have some sort of protection that will protect our heart against ANY kind of invasion.

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THE ISSUE OF LIFE–part 2

Pondering the Principles of Proverbs

 

FALLING ASLEEP ON DUTY

“Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.” (Pro. 4:23 NLT)

In Part 1 we learned that your heart determines your life, which basically means that YOU determine your life. I say that, because it is up to you to guard your heart.

If you guard it, you have control.

If you do not guard it, you do not have control over your life, but are at the effect of anything and every thing that comes along.

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