Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience.
Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go,
but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
Nelson Mandela |
Which way you choose to see your life in the future depends on your
Amy E. Dean
Often our eyes see "those who are".....But who are we? A
simple reflection of those who are?
I am reminded to look within my own soul for answers.
For we are all given a spirit of wisdom.
Today may I not only see those who are, but may I also see who I am.
A word from the wise - from those who have had experience in life - is far
more valuable than many realize. If we are wise we will take it and
make use of it, thus
saving ourselves much time and grief.
Dorothea S. Kopplin
A Negative Experience An Opportunity |
We never have more than we can bear.
The present hour we are always able to endure.
H. E. Manning
Three Kinds of Trouble |
The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philosophy is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities, we will then be a happy and a virtuous people.
Mark Twain |
The hardnesses of our experiences, which seem to us to be more than we can
possibly endure, make the very school of life for us in which we learn our best
lessons and grow into whatever beauty and Christlikeness of character we
I not only use all the brains that I have but all that I can borrow.
When you are in conversation with other people, choose your words wisely. Your words have great power and you should be aware of this.
Daniel Smith, Banned Subconscious Mind Secrets
The Power of Your Words |
The wise lack for nothing. The foolish, meanwhile, cannot make good
use of anything.
Camille Alice, 2010: A Book of Grace-Filled Days
It is generally considered to be a positive trait to be a multi tasker,
however this conventional wisdom is not necessarily correct.
Peter Jenner, Self Discipline
Wisdom is not just the ability to make money. That may be one
example of an aspect to wisdom, but wisdom is being able to
Samuel Leeds, Do the Possible, Watch God Do the Impossible
But I do see a lot of examples where the Bible tells us to seek
God with all our hearts, and then he will direct our paths. It tells us
to seek his wisdom, to act with the right motives, and to trust that
the Lord is moving things along exactly right.
Jessie Clemence, Stressed: A Devotional for the Rough Days
I wish I had listened more to my parents growing up. They had some great wisdom for me.
Brian Tubbs, Why Does God Allow Suffering?
We must be looking beyond our circumstances to God as our power and wisdom.
Thomas Bear, Christian Marriage
God is the one who takes care of revenge, and you and I show great wisdom when we leave all vengeance in Godís hands.
John Biesemeier, God Is Doing What
So somewhere, somehow, in Godís great and marvelous plan for His creation, your name came up. And God, in His eternal wisdom and counsel, laid out a perfect plan for your personal life.
Dave Roberson, The Walk of the Spirit
Straight talk, along with asking for wisdom, works best for me when I am conversing with God.
Dr. Steven Stiles, Journey on the Hard Side of Miracles
If we want to understand Godís purpose in the storm, we must learn that God has allowed the storms in our lives out of love and wisdom.
Cherie Hill, Waiting on God
It bears repeating that wants are not needs. You might need a car but you do not need a Maserati. We all get this confused much of the time. Wisdom lies in knowing the difference.
Frank Daley, How to Find Yourself
Compassion motivates us to address injustice; if we need to take action, we do it with compassion and wisdom, not anger or ignorance.
Stephanie Gunning, Audacious Creativity
God's wisdom leads us to live the best life possible. He promised to give us His wisdom when we look for it.
Heather Shore, God Uses Deeply Wounded People
Stop fretting about past decisions. They have provided valuable wisdom. Go forward without fear or regret.
Paul Martens, Unlocking Potential
If you felt stuck, take a deep breath. Be patient and pray from a deep place in your heart for insights and wisdom to let go. You may be surprised on what comes up.
Sean PI, Forgiveness: The Miracle of Forgiveness
Where there is light, there is wisdom. Where there is light, there is divine. Where there is light, there is serenity.
Birister Sharma, Ignite your Mind!
Wisdom can also be acquired by seeking it out from those older or wiser than you.
T.J. Williams, Noble Daughters, The Proverbs 31 Challenge
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