Monthly Archives: March 2012

Back in the USA: The Chinese Adoption Trip Letters

Some of you received letters from us as we traveled through China.    I was unable to fulfill my promise of posting daily to WordPress as China blocks social networking sites.  So here are the complete letters for those who are interested. China … Continue reading

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One Day Until We Fly

We will fly tomorrow to pick up this little girl from China.  It has been quite the day, though.  I have been working on a last will and testament.  We didn’t have one and so it seems appropriate to make … Continue reading

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Two Days Until We Fly

As anyone who knows me well will tell you, I hate flying.  It makes me anxious.  I keep thinking of the time it takes for a plane to drop out of the sky and for the people on board to … Continue reading

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Spring Break

It is Spring Break for my wife and myself and we are taking a two week trip to China.  We will be collecting our daughter Yue Lixin and returning to the USA on March 28th.  Posts on Proverbs will resume … Continue reading

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Proverbs 8:23-36

23 I was formed long ages ago,    at the very beginning, when the world came to be. 24 When there were no watery depths, I was given birth,    when there were no springs overflowing with water; 25 before the mountains … Continue reading

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Proverbs 8:1-22

1 Does not wisdom call out?    Does not understanding raise her voice? 2 At the highest point along the way,    where the paths meet, she takes her stand; 3 beside the gate leading into the city,    at the entrance, she … Continue reading

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Proverbs 7:1-27

 1 My son, keep my words    and store up my commands within you. 2 Keep my commands and you will live;    guard my teachings as the apple of your eye. 3 Bind them on your fingers;    write them on the … Continue reading

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Proverbs 6:1-35

1 My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor,    if you have shaken hands in pledge for a stranger, 2 you have been trapped by what you said,    ensnared by the words of your mouth. 3 So … Continue reading

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Proverbs 5:1-23

1 My son, pay attention to my wisdom,    turn your ear to my words of insight, 2 that you may maintain discretion    and your lips may preserve knowledge. 3 For the lips of the adulterous woman drip honey,    and her … Continue reading

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Proverbs 4:1-27

Hear, O sons, a father’s instruction,     and be attentive, that you may (B)gain[a] insight, 2 for I give you good (C)precepts;     do not forsake my teaching. 3 When I was a son with my father,     (D)tender, (E)the only one in the sight … Continue reading

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