Collected articles from this site related to Wisdom,
especially the kind of wisdom that God provides.
How Good Do Your Words Taste? - What can help us make good use of conversations with other people?
“You Think You’re So Smart” - When we know too much for our own good, the answer isn't less knowledge, just better knowledge.
Don’t Lose This Information - What happens when the most important messages are lost from one generation to the next, because we simply didn't pay attention?
Counting Up or Counting Down? - Can we actively look forward to growing older when we are grown up, just as much as we did when we were young?
Recursive Function - How do we build our supply of wisdom if we need wisdom to get started with that process?
You’re Only as Old as You Feel - If age does not automatically produce maturity, what should we do when we realize that we (or others) need to grow up, spiritually?
New and Old Treasures - Learning a nugget of wisdom from history or from a recent experience is great, but what if there were more?
Be Smart, but Not Sinful - Sharing the great news about Jesus is good, but doesn't need to be a haphazard activity.
Listen and Learn - Despite the barrage of unsolicited advice that comes our way, wise and insightful instruction can be life-changing.
I Once Was Blind, Part 2 - Is there more to spiritual understanding than just what we can learn by ourselves?
I Once Was Blind, Part 1 - What does it actually mean to see again when we have been spiritually blind?
The Right Tool for the Job - Even if we have limited success with using the wrong tool for the job, we also might break things and get frustrated. There is a better way.
Old Friends - When you say someone is an "old friend", do you mean that they have been your friend for a long time, or that they are advanced in years?
You Are What You Eat - If "we are what we eat", where might our diet benefit from a little improvement?
Tactical Analysis - Wouldn't it be great to have a heads-up display of exactly what we needed to know in a challenging situation?
Wisdom Check - Advice is everywhere around us, so how do we screen out real wisdom from the spam?
Rotten Endings - Some chapters of our life may feel like a poorly-written book or bad movie, but the wise king Solomon realized that the best approach in life was to follow God.
Don’t Skip the Tutorial - Unlike the less-forgiving games of the past, a veteran gamer can often breeze through the tutorial on a modern game. Real life, though, is not so forgiving of just skimming over the instructions.
What Can We Ask For In Prayer? - We are invited to make requests of God. If one of those requests is for His wisdom, I believe that we can better align what we ask for with His will.
Free Wisdom! - There aren't many free things in life - and some we wouldn't take if they were free. However, God's wisdom is available for the taking. Will we accept it?
Know-It-All - When we think that we know it all, we are deceiving ourselves, and miss out on a chance for God to teach us.
Listen Through - There are a lot of glitches, distractions, and excuses that can cause us to stop listening. What lies in store for us, though, if we power through and keep listening?
Preconceptions About Wisdom - It's easy to take bits and pieces of what we have learned, combine it with our own ideas, and start to think that we have it all figured out.