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Tues. April 13:Proverbs 13

April 13, 2010

I’m back from Honduras.  I had a wonderful time with my many friends there.  However, I’m happy to be back in the Piney Woods.

 

Looking out the door of Sucro de Cana Church in Honduras

 

Proverbs 13:20 He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.

“Show me your friends, and I’ll show you your future.”    This is a modern proverb I’ve often heard quoted to young people.  It’s very similar to Proverbs 13:20.  Whom you “walk with” and “your companions” will shape your life, attitude, and future.

Yesterday my mom, Mary Iles, quoted one of her classic proverbs,  “You can’t have too many friends.”   And my momma is always right!*

However, she would agree that your companions… those you spend the most time with… will either lift you up (the wise) or pull you down (fools).

It’s a choice you make.  Make sure those you walk with are going in the right direction and on the right path.

The call is yours.

*In A Good Place,  Joe Moore, talking about his wife Eliza, tells their oldest son Mayo,  “Son, your momma may not always be right, but she ain’t never been wrong

About Curt Iles

I write to have influence and impact through well-told stories of my Louisiana and African sojourn.

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