Then I thought in my heart, “The fate of the fool will overtake me also. What then do I gain by being wise?” I said in my heart, “This, too, is meaningless.” For the wise man, like the fool, will not be long remembered; in days to come both will be forgotten. Like the fool, the wise man too must die! ECCLESIASTES 2:15-16 (NIV) Solomon was right when he declared, “Like the fool, the wise man too must die!” But that’s where the similarities end, for life for the righteousSEE DETAILS
As iron sharpens iron, so man sharpens another. PROVERBS 27:17 (NIV) I am learning that “as iron sharpens iron, so man sharpens another.” It freed me when both Dr. James Dobson and Dr. John Townsend told me point blank that I needed help. I don’t know why I needed someone to give me permission to ask for help but having other men I respect tell me that everybody needs help encouraged me tremendously. When I reached the end of my rope, I finally said, “I don’t care what anybody thinksSEE DETAILS
A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit PROVERBS 15:13 (NIV) Which pain is worse, emotional or physical? Like you, I’ve faced both kinds: crushing physical pain with no position in which I can get comfortable; crushing heartache in which my head spins with grief and I can’t stop the tears. As Proverbs says, “Heartache crushes the spirit.” You can almost distract yourself from physical pain. Even in a wheelchair, I’ve devised clever ways to forget about my paralysis. But inside suffering – that’s another matter.SEE DETAILS
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