Pursuing Wisdom

From the words of Latin priest and theologian Jerome of Stridon:  “Love Holy Scripture, and wisdom will love you.  Love her, and she will keep you.  Honor her, and she will keep you.”

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Pursuing wisdom over a lifetime

Gathering, enriching a single life

Applying to everyday challenges

Loving Scripture, supplanting darkest strife


Seeking wisdom with a hunger for more

Searching in the truthful and proper place

Persevering with consistency now

Tasting God’s Holy Word and loving Grace


Sustaining the tree of life, holding fast

Following a righteous path, leads to peace

Finding God’s wisdom, life’s only true wealth

Blessing His wisdom, sustains life’s new lease


Trusting these blessed fruits of God’s wisdom

Turning evil away, aligned with Him

Refreshing mind and body, healing flesh

Respecting God’s Word, singing a new hymn


Treating our neighbors better than ourselves

Trusting, loving, supporting each other

Walking together with God, hand in hand

Partnering with each sister and brother 

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From Proverbs 3:13:  “Happy are those who find wisdom, and those who get understanding,”

14 thoughts on “Pursuing Wisdom

  1. Thank you for this beautiful post. I’m saving it, like many of your writings. Wisdom is that which I pray for daily. Through the WORD, I find the secret to wisdom. My life and it’s experiences has not always shown evidence ~but I use those to further my wisdom walk and help others. This poem touched my soul. Thank you again. God bless you! 💚

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