A weekly plan for godliness – Saturday

“train yourself for godliness; for while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.” (1 Tim 4:7b-8) Saturday: DO SOMETHING ELSE Ecclesiasters 3:12-13 I perceived that there is nothing better for them than to be […]

Work, Safety, Sleep, and Family

A Song of Ascents. Of Solomon. Unless the LORD builds the house,those who build it labour in vain.Unless the LORD watches over the city,the watchman stays awake in vain.It is in vain that you rise up earlyand go late to rest,eating the bread of anxious toil;for he gives to his beloved sleep. Behold, children are […]

Fixing all the problems of this world

You can’t fix all the problems of this world, but you can fix all the problems of this world that manifest themselves in your own convictions, values, thoughts, actions, and words. The world has a big problem with entertainment, but you can maintain the balance of godly enjoyment and relaxation (Eccl 2:24-25). The world has […]

The simplest way to handle complex situations

“Get back to the main two or three commandments for your situation”. That is the counsel we so often need. The difficult situations we face each day, and sometimes for years on end, are so complex, that we exhaust ourselves trying to handle it all, and, when honest, realise that all our trying might well […]

A better parent for your children

It is at least stereotypically true that those without children think they would be better parents for your children, but once they have children of their own their realise that they too need better parents for their children. The book of Proverbs is that better parent. Whether you are a single parent raising your children […]

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