Monday, June 29, 2009

More Wisdom

It was my nephew's wedding this week end, so we got to spend time with family in Canada. It is ssoooo good to be with family.

Thank you Sharon, for being the perfect host. Ruthie, for coming from so far. Donald, for the long talks.

Today we are back to Proverbs, enjoying the wisdom of Solomon.

8 Don't jump to conclusions—there may be
a perfectly good explanation for what you just saw.
9 -10 In the heat of an argument,
don't betray confidences; Word is sure to get around,
and no one will trust you.
11 -12 The right word at the right time
is like a custom-made piece of jewelry,
And a wise friend's timely reprimand
is like a gold ring slipped on your finger.
13 Reliable friends who do what they say
are like cool drinks in sweltering heat—refreshing!
14 Like billowing clouds that bring no rain
is the person who talks big but never produces.
15 Patient persistence pierces through indifference;
gentle speech breaks down rigid defenses.

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