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Ecclesiastes 7-The Lonely Path of the Seeker

Ecclesiastes 7: 1-10 The Cost of Wisdom 1 A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death, than the day of birth.  2 It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 3- Approaching Time Wisely

Ecclesiastes 3 1 For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:  2 a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 2- The Quest for Meaning

Ecclesiastes 2: 1-11 The Quest for Meaning Begins 1 I said to myself, “Come now, I will make a test of pleasure; enjoy yourself.” But again, this also was vanity. 2 I said of laughter, “It is mad,” and of … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 1- Chasing After the Wind

Ecclesiastes 1: 1-11: All the Vanity and Toil of Life 1 The words of the Teacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 2 Vanity of vanities, says the Teacher, vanity of vanities! All is vanity. 3 What do people … Continue reading

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Seeking Wisdom

The poet’s quest is to pay attention to the ways in which the secrets of the universe unfold in exploration Perhaps, in the dusty shelves of a library filled with ancient and venerated tomes wisdom may be found Or she … Continue reading

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Psalm 14- The Wisdom of Holding to the Covenant

Psalm 14 To the leader. Of David. 1 Fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.”    They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds;    there is no one who does good. 2 The LORD looks down from heaven … Continue reading

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Extracting Wisdom

They sat me in a chair today My wisdom teeth they pulled away And though my jaw may swollen be The wisdom it remains with me   For pulling teeth is a painful thing But extracting wisdom has far more … Continue reading

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