Author Archive: akcielo

Love to the Point of Faithfulness

Whoever pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor. Proverbs 21:21 ~Love to the point of faithfulness.~ Love and be Loved.

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Fifty Shades

Fifty. Waves. of. Death. to a true and healthy view on Love.* Perverted views of love will never lead you to real Love. There is no darkness in LOVE. *You may think, if it feels good it can’t be that bad right? I answer… Really? Don’t be deceived my friend. If you sow deception and …

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Woohoo!!! I fought an egg and I won!

I Fought with an Egg this morning, but I Won!!! You see, I cracked an egg on our griddle and that almost chicken thing had legs! It ran across the griddle faster than fast and out the drain hole before I blinked, but that almost chicken was no match for my spatula and me! I …

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Palawan here I Come!

Palawan here I Come! After many years I get to return to the mission fields! I am so thrilled to answer my call. I’m getting ready for a mission trip to Palawan,The Philippines in the fall. I will tell you all about it and share the journey as I go. Palawan is one on a list of mission …

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Associations… Just sayin’

Making associations is a powerful thing to do to help you remember something you do not want to forget. You take something you are very familiar with or do as a habit, and connect/associate it to a second thing to serve as a trigger to remember  the second one. Did you know, your online device – …

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Tolerance is spelled T- R- A- P

Tolerance blinds good judgment. If you tolerate things just a little at the beginning, you may find no need to tolerate anything later on because by then, you will most likely be ok with it. How many things were a clear ->NO, a few years back for you, but now it is really not a …

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What are you Worth? $$$

Did you know that the worth of an object is determined by the price someone is willing to pay for it? The Greatest proof of your worth is the price God paid for you. God was not only willing to pay a price for you. He actually did! The price tag for your wholeness was the …

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Run Baby Run for your Chocolate! I Mean Life!!!

Run baby run for your chocolate!!!! I mean life! So… get some chocolate, snacks, candy or just pull out a chair to sit and dare to be awkward for a moment. Do the social thing in person. Interact with people. Telling stories you lived with the people you know is a great way to break …

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Run Baby Run for your Chocolate! I Mean Life!!

Run baby run for your chocolate!!!! I mean life! So… get some chocolate, snacks, candy or just pull out a chair to sit and dare to be awkward for a moment. Do the social thing in person. Interact with people. Telling stories you lived with the people you know is a great way to break …

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Are Your Dreams and Goals for 2014 Already Going Poof?

I wonder how many people are already disappointed, already discouraged even before the first week of this new year in over. You had hopes and dreams for 2014, but it everything seems to be just where you left it in 2013. Nothing really changed, your dreams did not materialize over night and it doesn’t look …

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2014 Year for Success

Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed. Proverbs 16:3 ~ * Trust God with your plans in 2014. Follow His lead. He is with you and for you! Blessings to you in 2014!!!

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Why is “I always do it this way” a lame excuse?

Originally posted on Proverbs 4 Today:
Are you open to step out of your comfort zone or are you stuck in the mud?  I know that it goes against our instincts, but every once in a while we need to actually think about why it is we do what we do and if it is actually…

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~Happy Father’s Day~

Children’s children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children. Proverbs 17:6

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Am I teachable?

Teachable – to be ready and willing to be taught. You cannot acquire wisdom if you are not teachable. All the good advice in the world won’t help if you are not teachable. Being gifted, talented or accomplished is not good enough. You must be teachable. People who won’t be taught— limit what they can …

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Don’t let pride steal from you!

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of much learning. Fools hate wisdom and teaching. Proverbs 1:7 ~Don’t let pride keep you from learning and gaining wisdom.~

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New Year’s Proverbs and More ~ What lies ahead?

God, how GREAT is your faithfulness! All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 You will not find a “New years” verse in the bible because …

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Can you Succeed in the New Year?

 No problem, I am not planning to. Fear of the LORD is the foundation of wisdom.   Knowledge of the Holy One results in good judgment.   Proverbs 9:10 Can we Succeed in the New Year? Yes, we can! With God on our side we can succeed and accomplish all things in life. He has given us the …

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Receive the New Year with a Heart of Thanksgiving

I am alive! Walk out of 2012 and into 2013 with a heart of gratitude. Give thanks for everything good and awesome in you. Give thanks for all that you got to live, experience and share. Give thanks and make room for more! Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is …

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Meaning of Christmas ~ Peace on Earth /Bible Verses*

Your hope will not be cut off! How glorious the night that shone as bright as day. When heaven kissed earth and the Prince of Peace was born.  A simple cry was His first breath, but it  confirmed what angels knew, what prophets  foretold, and the universe beheld. Emmanuel! For unto you is born, A Savior! There was no hope of peace on earth before …

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Peace on Earth ~* Proverbs a manual for living.

A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Proverbs 15:1 “How blessed are those who make peace, because it is they who will be called God’s children! Matthew 3:9 With all the family, friends, fun reunions, and parties… stressful situations will come unannounced. You will have plenty of opportunities to …

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Regrets. Do you have any?

Never underestimate the Power of Today. There are only two possible ways to live your life when it is not  seen  as a gift. One is as though nothing matters so… you drift away day by day, and you miss today, because it wasn’t important. That makes you a Dead Man Walking. The other is as though …

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Happy Mother’s Day~*

Happy Mother’s Day! Her children respect and bless her; her husband joins in with words of praise. Proverbs 31:28

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God does have a sense of humor :P

Proverbs 28:27 If a man digs a pit, he will fall into it; if a man rolls a stone, it will roll back on him.

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Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom.

Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to words of knowledge. Proverbs 23:12 Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom. Instead, fear the LORD and turn away from evil. Proverbs 3:7 Be not wise in thine own eyes,…. So as to act independently of God; not to trust in him, nor acknowledge him, nor …

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Be F♥ithful

Let your fountain be blessed, and rejoice in the wife of your youth.  Proverbs 5:18 ~Be f♥ithful~   Family (Men/Women)  

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