Good friend, take to heart what I’m telling you; collect my counsels and guard them with your life. Tune your ears to the world of Wisdom; set your heart on a life of Understanding. That’s right—if you make Insight your priority, and won’t take no for an answer, Searching for it like a prospector panning for gold, like an adventurer on a treasure hunt, believe me, before you know it Fear-of-God will be yours; you’ll have come upon the knowledge of God. And here’s why: God gives out Wisdom free, is plainspoken in Knowledge and Understanding. He’s a rich mine of Common Sense for those who live well, a personal bodyguard to the candid and sincere. He keeps his eye on all who live honestly and pays special attention to his loyally committed ones. So now you can pick out what’s true and fair, find all the good trails! Lady Wisdom will be your close friend, and Brother Knowledge, your pleasant companion. Good Sense will scout ahead for danger; Insight will keep an eye out for you. They’ll keep you from making wrong turns, or following the bad directions of those who are lost themselves and can’t tell a trail from a tumbleweed, these losers who make a game of evil and throw parties to celebrate perversity, traveling paths that go nowhere, wandering in a maze of detours and dead ends. Proverbs 2:1-15 [msg]
When I was a young mom, I desired to gain wisdom. It is funny to me now, as I reflect on that time, I had Wisdom all along. I was searching for something that I already had. I had the answers to marriage, parenting, discipling, life; everything I need in life I find in scripture through my relationship with Christ.
As we humble ourselves through the crucifixion, the bloodshed, of Jesus Christ our Lord, may we be reminded of the Light of Life that comes forth in the Resurrection! Wisdom
Fresh Find: Think ahead!!!