Grant us, O God, in all our doubts and uncertainties, the grace to ask what you would [have] us do, that the spirit of wisdom may save us from all false choices, and that in your light we may see light, and in your path may not stumble; through Christ our Lord. Amen.
—William Reed Huntingdon (1838-1909), methodist.org.uk
Wrote up another 7 points for Practicing Proverbs, this time from chapter 7. I thought it might be difficult, since the chapter is on a single topic—the immoral woman—but it worked out fairly well. Here’s one of them:
Temptation paints the most desirable picture of pleasure, with no downsides or dangers, 14-20. It appeals to all the senses. Except good sense.
One of these days we’ll finish up this project. The one I shared on the FPress site was well received.
You can never backpaddle, clarify, and apologize enough to people who are out for blood. Don’t answer a fool according to his folly, Prov 26.4.
My take, today, on 10 life imperatives
10 life imperatives
Soreness, burns, and bruises belong
to athletes pushing their bodies' limits,
beginners insisting on going it alone,
and fools who are bent on chasing rabbits.
#poetry #quatrain #wisdom