Watch Beginnings

Contrast the call of Wisdom today with the enticements of the seductress of last week. The former leads to life, the latter, to death. The seductress dresses up as wisdom, but only for a brief moment. At times, the devil comes as an “angel of light,” only later, to envelop one in darkness. With wisdom comes the gift of discernment of spirits—the spiritual power to sense at the very outset, whether a thread of thoughts and desires leads toward death or toward life.

Verses 22 and following are a poetic and profound reflection upon the Second Person of the Blessed Trinity. Recall the opening of John’s Gospel where, just as the sacred writer of Genesis and the author of today’s passage, John penetrates to the very beginning of creation. Watch beginnings. See where they lead.

Proverbs 8

What are Bible Breaths? Learn More…
Example: Watching and waiting for You v. 34

Tuesdays are dedicated to the Old Testament books of history
and the Hebrew “Writings.”
In the season of Advent to Epiphany this year, we read Ruth, Esther and Proverbs 7 to 9.


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