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Then

Chilly —  January 25, 2016 — Leave a comment

I love the Bible! Seriously, I LOVE IT! I especially love to read it late at night when everyone else is asleep and things are quiet & peaceful. In these times, I feel like I’m sitting alone with God, hearing Him speak just to me. I meditate on what God is saying – really listening with my heart.  Knowledge speaks, Wisdom listens.  And, man, do I want (need) wisdom! For this reason, I find myself in the book of Proverbs almost daily!

Here’s something that really spoke to my heart yesterday:

My son, preserve sound judgment and discernment, do not let them out of your sight; they will be life for you… Then you will go on your way in safety and your foot will not stumble; when you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet” Proverbs 3:21-24.

thenSo many times in Scripture there is a “then.” Unfortunately we don’t always bother to go back and find out what the “then” is referring to. In these verses, from Proverbs, there is a “then” right in the middle, and IF we’re not careful, we will only remember what is promised and omit what is required. I was super tempted to do this myself… allow me to explain:   Continue Reading…

Insomniac Quiz

Chilly —  July 1, 2014 — 10 Comments

Ok, so here you are – still AWAKE – and you know what? You look like you need a fun little post (yeah, I see you)… so, here’s an easy one:

    1. What time do you usually go to bed?insomnia-graphic
    2. What time do you usually get out of bed?
    3. Fall asleep to music? a fan? tv? total silence? Other?
    4. Sleep wear: PJs? Shorts & T-Shirt? None of our business?
    5. Do you wake to alarm clock, rooster or mobile phone?
    6. Do you hit the snooze? if yes, how many times?
    7. Bed size: twin, full, queen, king, bunk or water? Hammock?
    8. How many pillows do you use?
    9. Do you remember your dreams? Sometimes? Never?
    10. Do you sleep hard & wake easily?
    11. Do you get up during the night for potty and/or snack?
    12. Do you: a) snore b) talk c) walk d) combination

Ok, that’s enough… Yeah, this quiz isn’t really that unique – but, here you are anyways…  thanks for taking the time to do stuff like this – I think it’s a fun, cool & easy way to know others. So, in the comments, number 1-12 and give your answers! Then, go to bed!

Yeah, I should add something spiritual to this thing. Here’s a verse I often pray during my late night sleepless moments in Detroit: “I go to bed and sleep in peace, because, Lord, only you keep me safe.” Psalm 4:8

Yawn! Hmmm, well goodnight (or good-morning), Chilly