Grow-Your-Own Proverbs

Here’s a sampling of my Life Group’s home-grown proverbs. Below those, is the prompt you can use if you’d like to write some of your own.

 
  • He who talks but never listens will soon be talking to himself.
 
  • Your thoughts, when written out, will live beyond your years.
 
  • A mother’s strong words spoken in love will push you up.
 
  • The love of a father shapes his child’s heart.
 
  • A creative heart is a well-spring of God’s love.
 
  • A fool only understands more foolishness.
 
  • A lazy person sees conspiracies everywhere to justify his idleness.
 
  • A timely, sincere apology heals two hearts.
 
  • Good motives do not expunge evil deeds.
 

Prompt: List 3 people who’ve positively influenced you, 3 who are/were thorns in your side and then list 3 pivotal decisions you’ve made in your life. Write your own proverbs inspired by those people and your decisions.

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About beth

I started this blog in 2011 shortly after I finally opened my heart and mind to Jesus as a last resort. My intent with this blog is to share what I learn and feel along my path with Jesus.
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