“If we hope to understand the very violent world in which we live, and unless we try to understand it, we can not confine our attention to the personal forces natural man made which act upon us,” Isaiah Berlin, philosopher and historian of ideas, 1907-1997.
The following is the beginning of the solution. “Oh, how I love your ways! They occupy my thoughts all day. You, through your teachings, have made me wiser than my enemies, for they ever after me. I have more understanding than all my teachers, for your testimonies are my mediation’s. I understand more than the ancients because I keep your precepts. I restrain my feet from every evil way, that I might keep your word. I have not departed from your ordinances, for you have taught me. How sweet are your words to my taste. Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth. Through your precepts, I get understanding, therefore, I hate every evil way.” (cp. Psalms 119:97-104).
As we all know, the roadways of life are dangerously treacherous with the unexpected always waiting to destroy us. Minimize the unexpected by maximizing, Proverbs 4:7, which advocates, “Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore, get wisdom, and with all your getting get understanding.” But it must be done in conjunction with the aforementioned Psalms.
Combined together, they’ll direct you to other scriptural pathways, that will help in growing you into the person you really long to become. Every beautiful edifice wasn’t so beautiful with just the laying of the foundation. Nor every beautiful flower with the planting of the bulb.
This Padre duly ordained and having a degree in political science. Is available to address the broad spectrum of secular Americans, as organized groups within our American society. Right through to the many denominational churches doting the American landscape.
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