Time for Wisdom

King Solomon
King Solomon
Wisdom
Wisdom
Street Wise
Street Wise
Money Wise
Money Wise
Health Wise
Health Wise
United Nations
United Nations

King Solomon

Your own soul is nourished when you are kind; it is destroyed when you are cruel. – King Solomon

The Bible depicts Solomon as a truly wise man. There are too few around today.

Wisdom cannot be given as a gift. It cannot be bought neither can it be taught in school. God gave us a little wisdom, the wisdom, as a baby, to cry when we needed attention and to keep crying until we received the attention we wanted. Other than that he gave us the ability to think and the ability to reason, so that we may find our own wisdom. We obtain wisdom by not talking whilst we should be listening. By reading and watching. We would be wise to learn from others mistakes but too often we wait to learn from our own.

We all have some wisdom but that is usually limited to the areas we are familiar with. We are smart, or wise, in our own work place, as we are in our local surroundings. A homeless person could be referred to as being “street wise”; a stockbroker could be wise to the financial markets or a Doctor could be wise to medical issues.

Wisdom is the ability to rationalize, prioritize and improvise in any given situation, not only those with which we are familiar.

A wise man may not have money. If you were to ask a wise man why, he had no money. He may answer that money does not necessarily make you happy and money can bring its’ own problems. So, it may be wiser to seek happiness without money. I would not trade my wisdom for an academic award and if I was asked to trade it for money, I would be wise to think hard.

Our planet is facing some hard times, global warming, over population, terrorism and perhaps nuclear contamination, from one source or another. It is rapidly becoming time that we put politics aside and instead of opting for “politically smart” leaders, we seek truly wise men to lead us.

It will take truly wise men to restore, our planet, to a place that is compatible as a habitat for humanity for generations to come.

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Anna 5 years ago

It is God fearing and true followers of the gospel that this country needs. But I must keep in mind what scripture tells us of the happenings in " the last days" Prophecy must be fulfilled and it is happening every single day and we must take heed before it is too late.


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Lady Wordsmith 6 years ago from Lancaster, UK

Demonstrating good wisdom here rafken :)

Good hub, thought-provoking. I agree with you, in part, we should seek wise men, BUT ALSO WISE WOMEN!

I'm no feminist, but I think you might have stumbled on the answer there - more women in real positions of power might make a good difference. Of course, it might not make a blind bit of difference, but it wouldn't hurt to try :)

Linda.


Tony DeLorger 6 years ago

Good hub Rafken!

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