Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: Proverbs

3 Tips for Taming the Tongue

How would you change the way you talk to and about your kids, your spouse, your siblings, and your coworkers if you were suddenly given only 1000 words to speak?

A Practical Lesson in Trust

The word trust has captured my attention in the past week. It first appeared in – “We know how much God loves us, and we have put our trust in his love.” Then it showed up in – “Fearing people is a dangerous trap, but trusting the Lord means safety.” It stepped into my path… [ read more ]


Have you ever felt stalked? By Scripture, I mean. It’s been happening to me for the past 10 days or so. The same verse keeps poppin’ up—first it appeared on the perpetual calendar by my kitchen sink. Then during a phone interview, dripping with a sweet southern drawl, when a 16-year-old North Carolina girl quoted… [ read more ]


Meet Envy, the green-eyed monster. She admires a neighbor’s house and drools with desire. She gazes at another woman’s wardrobe and wishes hers could compare. She listens to her best friend talk about her wedding anniversary getaway and fights a twinge of anger as she fakes happiness on her behalf. Envy is a subtle monster…. [ read more ]