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Showing posts from July, 2011

What We Have Been Doing

Gardening... Privacy fence... What the kids have been doing...The options are endless...There are sharks in the pool and the trampoline becomes a rodeo...About then mom hands out the work... like weeding a row in that great big garden.. The house is almost finished. I'm starting a cottage garden. I'm loving these gardens.

What is Wisdom?

We’ve been studying Proverbs in Sunday school. I’m probably getting more out of it since I have to teach. Wisdom is the major subject so far. I wonder why God used Solomon as a teacher of wisdom when in the end; Solomon became foolish and married lots and lots of clamorous, glamorous women. He warned and warned the reader to not do it and then he did it. Hhmmm, quite complex I think. I’m led to believe he had moments of wisdom and that it can be easily taken away when you practice living for self. This brings me to another thought. Living out wisdom requires a humble attitude. There are lots of smart people that are not wise. Smart people can be really foolish actually. Being wise and having knowledge go together only when you’re gathering both from God’s stores. Then it is even attainable to the simple. Praise God! OK. But the thought that’s been nagging me, Think of all the different types of people you know. Some just really know a lot. They’re up in the latest news, homes, and l