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Shlomo Speaks: The Daily Embrace of Wisdom

Blessed is the man that heareth me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at the posts of my doors. Proverbs 8:34

Each day begins in ritual. The planting of feet on the floor. Ablutions. The first cup of coffee. Before I set my face towards the day’s obligations, I pause to appreciate fully the resources I have at my disposal. Words inspired by the One who designed my brain and crafted the template for my soul. I step back and meditate upon the Word of God. I drink from the limitless Fountain of Wisdom and Truth.

Reflecting upon my life, I review in my mind the things He has done for me. I thank him for where I am at this moment and I praise Him in advance what He will do. This is my practice. This is my custom: to daily drink at the fountain of Wisdom.

The Word of God is a lamp unto my feed and light unto my path. I will begin each day with contemplation. I will ruminate upon Your Word. Teach me Lord. Infuse me with understanding. Instill within my heart Your Precepts. Ground me in Your Righteousness. Saturate me with Your Peace.

And as I go about my day permeated by Your Holy Spirit, I will be confident, fearless, at peace with myself and the world. This is my portion from God: This is the fruit of Wisdom.

Carnival of the Redeemed

Shlomo Speaks: Faith without works is dead

He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread; But he that followeth after vain persons is void of understanding.
Proverbs 12:11

I know you are rapt with the teachings of “The Secret.” Indeed some of what is taught is in line with what is revealed in the scriptures. Yes, God is kind and generous and wants to bless his children. It is His intention that none of His people would be in need. Remember the story of how the children of Israel wandered in the wilderness all those many years? Did God not feed them with manna from heaven. Did He not preserve their clothing and shoes. Did He not also provide fresh water for the people and the live stock?

It seems to me that the teachers of “The Secret” would have you to think that you must only believe and not doubt and God will give you what you ask. If it were only so! Respect God before all else. God is not a Genie (Jinn). He is not an impersonal substance whose only purpose is to cater to my every whim.

No, the way of God is that you:

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