Wisdom and Remembrance

Wisdom and Remembrance

by ALisa Casas

ALisa with her daughter Crystal and her sister's Greta and Alexis.

ALisa with her daughter Crystal and her sisters Greta and Alexis.

God chooses family relationships to describe the closeness with which we must align ourselves to wisdom and understanding. There is a special description of relationship when speaking of “sisters.” Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister, intimately acquainted, greatly beloved, and highly delighted in… (Gill’s Exposition of the Entire Bible).

Proverbs 7:4: “Say to wisdom, ‘You are my sister,’ and to insight, ‘You are my relative.’”

We are to be acquainted with, in love with, and delighted with wisdom as we are with our sisters.

Reflection is often the time in which wisdom visits. When we think back on a moment or a situation and analyze our thoughts and behaviors through the lens of scripture, we can hear that still small voice giving us understanding and insight.

So it is with our sisters. As children we laughed, cried, competed, fought, played, and grew together. Every day of our youth was filled with the exuberance and innocence of childhood. It isn’t until we are fully grown that we are able to reflect on our relationships and truly appreciate our sisters.

Wisdom is a teacher that equally uses failures and victories to (more…)

What’s Better Than a Sticky Note?

What’s Better Than a Sticky Note?

by ALisa Casas

Sticky NoteSolution Without a Problem

Did you know that when Arthur Fry created the glue that is used on sticky notes, he called it his “solution without a problem” because while it was unique, there was no recognizable use for it (Post-it note, Wikipedia)? It would take nearly ten years to develop what would come to be known as the Post It or sticky note. It would take another several years before the public caught on to the myriad of uses for sticky notes.

Did you know that sticky notes are strong enough to keep a family in motion?

When your family is going in four different directions and (more…)

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