Tag: christianity

Wisdom’s Sacrifice

It all began at the beginning. Not very profound, you say?  Sometimes we have to see where something began to understand its significance.   Let’s go back to Genesis: “In the course of time Cain presented some of the land’s produce as an offering to the Lord.  And Abel also presented an offering—some of the firstborn…

Wisdom’s Path

Pride says, “My way is better”; wisdom says, “God’s way is always best.” While humility has been misconstrued as weakness, pride is often seen as self-esteem or even superiority.  We boast in our accomplishments as if we have forgotten that our very next breath is not determined by how healthy we are or by genetics–it…

Why Wisdom?

Common Sense:  plain, ordinary good judgment [dictionary.com] “Why do they call it common sense when it’s really not all that common?” I laughed when I heard Pastor/husband say it, maybe because the best humor is often closely related to truth. 31 Days of Proverbs means thirty-one days, reading one chapter a day of the Book…

Removing the Veil

The door opens slowly as the anxious groom sees his bride-to-be adorned in her white wedding gown for the first time. A classic moment. Everyone stands, and most eyes are on the bride entering the room, but mine are on the groom. Anxious to see his first reaction, I am unaware of the eyes assessing…