Tag Archives: Wisdom

The Psalm for the Day

Give the king your justice, O God, and your righteousness to a king’s son. May he judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice. May the mountains yield prosperity for the people, and the hills, in righteousness. May … Continue reading

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The Ovenbird

The things we learn as kids we keep all life`long          chewk chewk chewk The things we learn if aged we forget in minutes          chewk chewk chewk Just think about it it all … Continue reading

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The Psalm for the Day

So teach us to count our days that we may gain a wise heart. Turn, O LORD! How long? Have compassion on your servants! Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, so that we may rejoice and be … Continue reading

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On Wisdom & Folly

                                     Dan Dridge Davis                                      dandridgeart.com … Continue reading

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On Knowledge

Has anyone ever been smarter than these modern men studying the whirling galaxies searching for the history of this old world life’s origins Yet smarter doesn’t mean better as earth’s children starve in their burnt`out savannahs while masters of the … Continue reading

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On Wisdom

The Prophet prefers wilderness to the ivory`towers of Academia Eats flat`bread sopped wild`honey with toasted locust and rain water Asks questions rather than answers offers long silences given equations Shuns a society convinced of itself without conviction thru medication Wisdom … Continue reading

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On Wisdom

Take a word to think upon an egg under hen   today an omelette   tomorrow a brood the one is an end while the other a beginning Save a word to ponder over it is a living thing   … Continue reading

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On Grey Hair

The snow creeps slowly into scalp & beard one season to the other the summer’s sand autumn frost winter ice                      spring blossoms Wisdom isn’t measured by a wizened head an … Continue reading

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Along the Road: Day Thirty`Five

Beside the camp`fire the accountant recounted how it was he came to numbers when as a boy he sold his mother’s eggs to the people in his neighborhood if they asked for a dozen he gave them thirteen When his … Continue reading

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Along the Road: Day Thirteen

Along the road came the professor pince`nez on a neck`chain face buried in a historical tome how he kept from tripping over his own steps was the mystery He read sanskrit spoke fluent russian but was helpless in english as … Continue reading

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The Trek

The trek down a mountain is always slipperier than the climb up It is life In ascent we are full of hope for the summit`view a miniature`world removed In descent we are distracted by memories of glory so we cannot … Continue reading

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On Silence

In silence the spirit finds what gods may be the universe’s masters unmoved by words piled on words in Babels Be silent if you’d discern what sages learned the one you seek is not in the thunder`clap or lightning`flash but … Continue reading

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