January 1, 2016

It is wisdom that I seek, in all the doings of life, in pursuit of Christ, in speech, in relationships, in investment of time and energy.

The world spins, daily people fall into darkness and error and failings, moral and financial. For the want of wisdom, the best laid plans come undone.

She is there, Wisdom, crying out in the streets, on every corner, begging a listen amidst the many voices, distractions seeking the souls of the simple and the slack.

Turning away from truth, or a complacent pursuit of the knowledge of God brings death. The fruit of poor choices and neglecting to listen when the words of life are spoken, cause many to spiral and lose footing.

In days of calamity and fear on every side, Wisdom speaks:

“Whoever listens to me, will dwell securely and will be at ease, without dread of disaster.” Proverbs 1:33

Is there anything more valuable, is this not what everyone seeks, through acquisition of wealth or alliance or battalions of armed guards and walls around borders, trusted counselors to keep confidences and laws to protect the labors of mind and hands from enemies?

Seeking and keeping the teachings of God will lengthen days and give peace and favor, healing and refreshment.

A house of wisdom is established in peace and the dwelling of the righteous is blessed.