Earl A. Jones, Ed.D.

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Posts Tagged ‘Earlisms And Epigrams’

Earlism #38 Not Comfortable Here?

“… You are never going to be comfortable …  … in a place where you were not supposed to Stay …” You are never going to be very happy, content, and/or completely comfortable … … In a place where you are not Supposed to …  Or Purposed to Stay beyond your Season … The Lord … said to Abram, “Leave your…

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Earlism #30 Your Problem Is That You Have Standards

“… Your problem is not that you cannot get married … … Your problem is that you have standards … “ Single women often say to me; ‘no one wants to marry me.’ Or, ‘ I cannot find nor can or will any ‘good man’ find me.  There must be something wrong … with me?…

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Earlism #26 Self – Inflicted

I once asked one of my (former) Advising students … “… When are you going to stop hurting my friend? …” Many people CHOOSE … … To hurt themselves …  Typically by returning …  … Time and time again to the wrong ‘man/woman’ …  … The ONE who keeps hurting you …  It is like repeatedly throwing…

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Earlism #69 Follow The Heart

“… Follow your heart … … You Will Always …  … Find A Way … … Follow God’s Heart …  … You Will ALWAYS … … Find The Way! …” Jesus said to him, “I am the [only] Way … and the [real] Truth and the [real] Life … John 14:6 (AMP)

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Earlism #23 When Helping Others With Their Problems …

(Part 1) “… Nobody cares what “you” think! …”  … Why Not? … No one wants or NEEDS to hear or know what YOU think or “feel” about their problems … This is the ultimate Counseling, Advising, & Skilled People Helping Proverbial Truth: Only tell people what Has Been Factually Revealed to you about them, regarding…

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Earlism #66 It Ain’t The Cards

“… If you … … played the Club … … played the Diamond … … played the Spade … … played the Heart … … and you lost every hand … … Then it ain’t the cards …” Meaning:  For example, if you have been married more times than Elizabeth Taylor, and you end up…

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The One That Did Not Get Away

This is a Long Form Blog Post that I will Publish in Four Parts. Part 1 A True Fish Tale I am going to tell you a True Fish Tale. This one, unlike all of the other fishermen who tell these tales is … one hundred percent (100%) true! No really! Now, who can account…

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The One That Did Not Get Away | Part Two

As If It Mattered to God … And In Return … Elisha, of course was quite grateful for all that the Shunemite woman and her husband had done and provided for him. He called his attendant Gehazi to his room on the roof of the house and asked him to call the Shunemite woman to…

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The One That Did Not Get Away | Part Four

That Was Not Supposed to Happen … A Perfect Fit The Shunemite woman must have felt like I have felt many times in my life. One specific time comes to mind. I had done all I could do to put a ‘Perfect Fit’ out of my mind! This situation was Perfectly Fit & Tailor Made…

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