Wisdom: Why Study It?

Why study the wisdom of others? · For learning wisdom and discipline; for understanding insightful sayings; · for receiving prudent instruction in uprightness, justice, and integrity;  · for teaching astuteness, knowledge and discretion to the inexperienced. · For a wise person to be reminded and increase learning;  · For a discerning person to obtain guidance for understanding of the words of the wise, and their riddles. Desirin g a healthy respect for God is the beginning of knowledge;  fools despise wisdom and discipline and seek the council of the like-minded. Why study the wisdom of others? To learn to not be foolish.    Based on Proverbs, Chapter 1


Extreme heat can be dangerous and can trigger a variety of heat stress conditions, such as heat stroke.  Not like the stroke we usually think of, heat stroke is the act of being struck by heat.  It occurs when the body becomes unable to control its temperature.  Small children, the elderly, and other groups have higher risk for heat-related illness. Risk factors include:

Precepts: Just a Coincidence?

There is no such thing as coincidence. From Latin and other ancient words meaning “to fall together” a  coincidence is defined as " the occurrence of events that happen at the same time by accident but seem to have some connection”. Accident is defined as " lack of intention or necessity”. C oincidence would indicate that things occurring at the same time have lack of intention or necessity.  Yet in a universe where a main protocol for living is love –  basically,  care , h aving a concern, paying attention and giving attention to, God, others and self–if care and concern are the motivation behind the universe can there be “a lack of intention? ”