Proverbs 30:15, 16 – “The leech has two daughters. ‘Give! Give!’ they cry. “There are three things that are never satisfied, four that never say, ‘Enough!’: 16 – the grave, the barren womb, land, which is never satisfied with water, and fire, which never says, ‘Enough!’

intensity matters

A prairie doctor reins in his horse at a split in the road on a Nebraskan back route. Shoulders black with sweat the Doc has pushed his medical assistant hard for the breathless message from little Ben was, “Ma’s in labor and the baby ain’t ah comin’ out right. Please, come!” But the road sign…

As Americans we love to pride ourselves on success. The greater the achievement the greater the celebration and the greater the celebration the more everyone should pay attention to us – to what we did! Humble pie makes us puke. Who wants humble pie when you can have the cake of your arrogance and eat…

Words are like jackhammers. They make an impact. You may think what you have spoken had no real effect on its hearers but don’t be too sure. What jackhammers weaken is often revealed weeks later. Words matter because inevitably they put the ram in ramifications – whether good or bad.

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